TUSCON, Ariz. (NEWS10) – Nearly three-quarters of doctors polled by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) said they are concerned about Hillary Clinton’s health.
About 20 percent said the concerns were “likely overblown”, but should be addressed by a full release of medical records. Nearly three percent said the health concerns were merely a political attack.
AAPS says nearly two-thirds who said they were concerned about Clinton’s health should make the concerns known to the public. Only 11 percent said a physician should “keep silent unless he had personally examined the patient,” and 10 percent said the candidate’s health was “off limits for discussion.”
“Both physicians and other voters think that health concerns are relevant when choosing a presidential candidate,” states AAPS executive director Jane M. Orient, M.D. “However, more than 40% of physician respondents were unaware of the cerebral sinus thrombosis, and the vast majority of voters were not aware of all of Clinton’s problems or their potential serious long-term implications for cognitive function.”
The AAPS is a national organization, founded in 1943, that represents physicians in every state.