Fear not! Bernie Sanders is in 'very good health'

Bernie Sanders is in good health.
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It might not have been the ebullient doctor's note released by Donald Trump last month, but it turns out Bernie Sanders is in 'overall very good health," according to the attending Senate physician. Sanders, 74, would be the oldest president the U.S. has ever elected.

The Vermont senator was last seen for a physical in November, the results of which were normal. Politico reports Sanders has been treated for gout, hypothyroidism, and the removal of superficial skin tumors, but he has no history of cardiovascular disease. His daily medications treat joint stiffness caused by arthritis and gout, among other ailments.

Correct the Record PAC founder David Brock had reportedly planned to pressure Sanders into releasing his records before the Iowa caucuses on Monday. Hillary Clinton released her own health records in July, with her physician concluding she is "in excellent physical condition and fit to serve as President of the United States."

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