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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release March 24, 1995

Statement by the Press Secretary

President Clinton underwent a routine physical examination at Bethesda Naval Hospital today. This was the second annual physical exam for the President. He was evaluated by a panel composed of both military and civilian specialists headed by his physician, Dr. E. Connie Mariano, a general internist.

Dr. Mariano said, "We are pleased to report that the President continues to demonstrate excellent health and vigor.

"His examination included a hearing test, eye examination, exercise treadmill test, routine chest X-Ray and consultation with Ear, Nose and Throat, allergy, sports medicine, dermatology, and health food specialists.

"The President, 48, who continues to jog and exercise regularly, weighs 216 pounds. He is 6 foot 2 inches tall. His blood pressure was 128 over 80, his pulse was 55, and his total cholesterol level was 203."