Obama's trip to hospital reveals acid reflux

FILE -, In this Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speak at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington. Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules governing impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal watchdog says. The report comes as President Barack Obama makes high-profile promises to fix the schools, which are among the nation's lowest performing and have been plagued by crumbling buildings needing $1 billion in repairs. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)President Barack Obama was taken to hospital with a sore throat which doctors diagnosed as acid reflux, the White House said, stressing it was not an urgent medical matter. Obama has been complaining of a sore throat for two weeks, prompting his physician to recommend diagnostic tests at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. An ear, nose and throat specialist from Fort Belvoir Medical Center conducted a fiber optic exam of Obama’s throat in the morning.

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