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AZLD4Candidate

(5,639 posts)
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 05:36 AM Sep 2022

Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke

Source: AP via AOL

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about Democratic rival John Fetterman’s recovery from a stroke front and center in the hotly contested campaign.

Dr. Rebecca Kurth in New York City wrote in a four-page letter that she found the 62-year-old heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity to be in “excellent health" in an annual checkup Thursday.

The letter noted that Oz has a total cholesterol level that is “borderline elevated” but can be addressed by diet, and referenced that in 2010 he had a polyp — a growth that sometimes can become cancerous — removed from his colon. An electrocardiogram — a test that records electrical signals in the heart to detect heart problems — he had Thursday came out normal.

“Your examination is healthy, and the blood tests are favorable,” Kurth wrote. She recommended no medication.

Read more: https://www.aol.com/news/oz-releases-health-records-spotlight-132438670-194218875.html



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Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke (Original Post) AZLD4Candidate Sep 2022 OP
"The letter noted that Oz has a total cholesterol level that is "'borderline elevated'" BumRushDaShow Sep 2022 #1
Isn't releasing medical information pretty standard now? jimfields33 Sep 2022 #2
It's been standard *FOR PRESIDENTS* & candidates for that (except the faked crap put forward for 45) BumRushDaShow Sep 2022 #6
I had similar health problems at140 Sep 2022 #4
You are obviously not alone BumRushDaShow Sep 2022 #8
My key to good health: at140 Sep 2022 #21
Excellent Strategy -not Roy Rolling Sep 2022 #3
Whatever happened to talk about the issues effecting PEOPLE?? The Media seems Alexander Of Assyria Sep 2022 #5
Trying to create news, and not just reporting? Trying to create buzz, again not just reporting? Brainfodder Sep 2022 #26
Fetterman's health scare actually helps people Deminpenn Sep 2022 #7
I don't care about Oz, he's a dumbass for supporting trump SouthernDem4ever Sep 2022 #9
Dumbass Oz will lose the election. Stuart G Sep 2022 #15
I will guess that the health records he released were not records on the health of his campaign rpannier Sep 2022 #10
Hitler was healthier than Roosevelt. Xoan Sep 2022 #11
I'm more concerned about his mental health Clash City Rocker Sep 2022 #12
Are they going to do a psych eval of Oz next? LastLiberal in PalmSprings Sep 2022 #13
What his release also says... Mawspam2 Sep 2022 #14
This. blue neen Sep 2022 #16
If that's all he's got, he won't win. Martin68 Sep 2022 #17
And I find it ironic that a supposed 'doctor' is taking advantage of someone's health issue(s) SWBTATTReg Sep 2022 #18
Yep. Aussie105 Sep 2022 #24
I'm more interested in the list of his campaign donors vs. Fetterman's donors FakeNoose Sep 2022 #19
And in so doing revealed that his primary doctor is on 5th Ave in Manhattan. SunSeeker Sep 2022 #20
Pathetic. Iris Sep 2022 #22
New approach from Oz? Aussie105 Sep 2022 #23
Is the location of his spine in the record? Brainfodder Sep 2022 #25
No, but records did indicate a brown nose, poop flavored tongue and a hint of orange on his lips AZLD4Candidate Sep 2022 #27
Thank you for the report, yeah he needs to find a good doctor, none available people tell me at his. Brainfodder Sep 2022 #28
Oz will never have hemorrhoids. He is a perfect a-hole. AZLD4Candidate Sep 2022 #29
Nice Zinger! Fetterman T-Shirts ASAP? haha Brainfodder Sep 2022 #30

BumRushDaShow

(128,296 posts)
1. "The letter noted that Oz has a total cholesterol level that is "'borderline elevated'"
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 06:05 AM
Sep 2022
but can be addressed by diet,


meaning his nonsense about Fetterman with the "If he had 'ever eaten a vegetable in his life,' he wouldn't have 'had a stroke'" needs to apply to himself too.

He doesn't need to go there with that "medical" record.

IOW, people can and do have a myriad of health situations - often outside of their control - and that can become more pronounced as one ages.

He needs to pack his bags and go back to Jersey.

jimfields33

(15,657 posts)
2. Isn't releasing medical information pretty standard now?
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 07:47 AM
Sep 2022

I’m sure some of its political, but I do think that it’s part of the process nowadays.

BumRushDaShow

(128,296 posts)
6. It's been standard *FOR PRESIDENTS* & candidates for that (except the faked crap put forward for 45)
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:13 AM
Sep 2022

but for other positions, it can be TMI.

The average age of the Senate in the current 117th Congresd is 64 - https://guides.loc.gov/117th-congress-book-list

The average age of Members of the House at the beginning of the 117th Congress was 58.4 years; of Senators, 64.3 years.


There were 2 other Senators (both (D) as a note) who had strokes this past year just before and around the same time as Fetterman - Chris Van Hollen and Ben Lujan). And I won't even get into Turtle and whatever the hell is wrong with him or Leahy, who is stepping down this year at the end of his term.

at140

(6,110 posts)
4. I had similar health problems
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 07:55 AM
Sep 2022

At age 57 I had High cholesterol , high blood pressure, border line diabetic, panic attacks, chest pains after a meal, fainting spells. Then I quit job and started walking 25 Miles every week.
20 years later now, all my health issues are still absent.

BumRushDaShow

(128,296 posts)
8. You are obviously not alone
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:23 AM
Sep 2022

I had a co-worker who was former navy and Vietnam vet and who was meticulous with his health - whether with what and how much he was eating and was even biking to work from across the bridge in Jersey. No junk food and perfect weight. Yet he ended up having to have quadruple bypass surgery.

There is so much that we continue to learn about the human body and the conditions that are both environmental and genetic, that can trigger a myriad of health issues down the road that are difficult to combat. I expect right now, COVID-19 is going to be a biggy for many - particularly young people who may have long covid and how that might manifest as they age.

at140

(6,110 posts)
21. My key to good health:
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 10:59 PM
Sep 2022

Eat less red meat.
Eat more fish, chicken, eggs.
Eat lot more fruits especially orange fruit such as mangoes & papaya.
Eat lots of veggies from the alkaline family such as zucchini, sprouts, cabbage.
Most important is regular moderate exercise. Never over-strain muscles or joints. I am doing fast walk on treadmill & 30 pulls on the weight machine with light weights 5 days every week.
Keep weight in normal range.
Now in my 80', I have zero health issues. Only medication I take is lowest dose of Lisinopril and 80 mg Aspirin. 100 is looking doable unless cancer strikes. There is no real way to prevent all cancers. Regular exercise may help prevent certain cancers.

 

Alexander Of Assyria

(7,839 posts)
5. Whatever happened to talk about the issues effecting PEOPLE?? The Media seems
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:00 AM
Sep 2022

only to want schoolyard fistfights…so that’s what the fascists deliver. Shit flinging contest!!

I blame Oz, sure, but the finger is more pointed at the damn media…issues?? Boring!

But the are not! Not at all! Cover that, or this crap will never end.

Brainfodder

(6,423 posts)
26. Trying to create news, and not just reporting? Trying to create buzz, again not just reporting?
Mon Sep 26, 2022, 12:37 AM
Sep 2022

Noticed it too, dropped cable TV pre-TFG 2016, just in the nick of time!

MSNBC felt like HEY ONE STORY TODAY, Hours of shows now BEATING IT TO DEATH!
You had me in the 10 mins of the first one I picked to watch that day, and now, I can go do something else!

Deminpenn

(15,265 posts)
7. Fetterman's health scare actually helps people
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:18 AM
Sep 2022

understand what can happen if you don't take your health seriously. Fetterman admits he ignored his doctor's advice, that he also now says he should have followed, after being diagnosed with a heart problem years ago. Maybe talking openly about it has helped others to reassess their health decisions for the better.

SouthernDem4ever

(6,617 posts)
9. I don't care about Oz, he's a dumbass for supporting trump
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:38 AM
Sep 2022

and the deplorables. He should be sent packing asap. His health records should say he's making the country sicker.

Stuart G

(38,403 posts)
15. Dumbass Oz will lose the election.
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 10:55 AM
Sep 2022

..I believe that is going to happen. Oz hasn't got a clue. Stupid is very stupid.

Mawspam2

(721 posts)
14. What his release also says...
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 10:29 AM
Sep 2022

...is that his primary care physician is on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. Very elite of him, being a carpetbagger who won't even live in the state if elected.

SWBTATTReg

(22,046 posts)
18. And I find it ironic that a supposed 'doctor' is taking advantage of someone's health issue(s)
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 12:38 PM
Sep 2022

to add strength to his campaign and not to tear down a candidate for an ailment that many suffer, and many take medication(s) for it too, to reduce the risks associated w/ stroke. I'm just so glad that when Mr. F's stroke occurred, that any bodily damage(s) were hopefully limited and that he's on the path to a full and complete recovery.

Dr. Oz taking advantage of one's health issues isn't doing himself any favours. Kind of pathetic and downright needy, signs of desperation to help prop up his failing campaign in NJ...Opps, I meant Pennsylvania!

Aussie105

(5,315 posts)
24. Yep.
Sun Sep 25, 2022, 10:38 PM
Sep 2022

Oz should take a kinder, more concerned approach . . . like . . . I'm up to the task, but I hope my opponent is, with his health problems!

But Oz is Oz, tainted with the same "I must win no matter what" TFG style.
Being insensitive and combative doesn't go down well with intelligent people.

Aussie105

(5,315 posts)
23. New approach from Oz?
Sun Sep 25, 2022, 10:29 PM
Sep 2022

I'm really healthy!
But my opponent isn't!

But like TFG, OZ is a bit whacky in the head - but let's ignore that bit, as we were expected to do with TFG.
After all, politicians don't use their heads, right?

Not going to work, Oz buddy! Voters are smarter than that.

One polyp though? Try harder, I lost 17 the other day!
(None malignant, so all good.)

Brainfodder

(6,423 posts)
25. Is the location of his spine in the record?
Mon Sep 26, 2022, 12:28 AM
Sep 2022

Of course I have no positives to say about the creepy jerk that doesn't even live in the state he wants to represent, and need a new law to prevent this shit heel activity?


Brainfodder

(6,423 posts)
28. Thank you for the report, yeah he needs to find a good doctor, none available people tell me at his.
Mon Sep 26, 2022, 10:57 AM
Sep 2022

Being org. from PA, I don't think he has any chance at all and he is an even bigger asshole then I knew agreeing to this publicity stunt campaign, as if this huckster needs the money or fame?



Brainfodder

(6,423 posts)
30. Nice Zinger! Fetterman T-Shirts ASAP? haha
Mon Sep 26, 2022, 01:52 PM
Sep 2022

Fun but a waste of $ probably, I think OZ burned his own house down on this one re-built and burned it down AGAIN and perhaps thrice!

The wacky greed and egos of maniacal monsters, perplexing puzzle that these billionaires can't think of better things to do than be evil fucks to the rest, but they need to feel our pain, and until then the BENT wealth inequities and just super bad for many born in poverty with no real path out for most? Those forgotten, not really forgotten, but all I can afford is to mention it.

Here in Vegas, hundreds living underground in the waterways (nice word for sewers) under the strip?
That there just WE SUCK as a species overall and all the proof I need.

I see panhandling all the time driving along at lights, and here that is totally illegal in Clark County, beware and it's arrest able if you give them ANY $, how about that one!

We are too poor to fix it, the billionaires should, but they won't because they got rich and stay that way on the status quo, fearful cowards!

You give me a billion and where ever I live gets a huge upgrade to roads, hospitals, police, and fire stations even if it is all on me and I am still rich afterwards!

The dumb people don't even understand how ridiculous 1 billion is in the hands of 1 person?
Billionaires can make more money in a day in interest then some will earn in entire 50 year careers, that is ridiculous!
Jeff Bezos I've heard makes that per hour, 24/7.



That there makes it tough for me to work, demotivated by literally endless free money for non-workers!








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