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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Clinton hospitalized UPDATE

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 3:41 PM

ABC News is reporting that former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized in New York city. Heart-related. Perhaps a stent procedure needed. At Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

UPDATE: The Clinton Foundation has now issued a statement:

Statement by Douglas Band, Counselor to President Bill Clinton
February 11, 2010

"Today President Bill Clinton was admitted to the Columbia Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital after feeling discomfort in his chest. Following a visit to his cardiologist, he underwent a procedure to place two stents in one of his coronary arteries. President Clinton is in good spirits, and will continue to focus on the work of his Foundation and Haiti's relief and long-term recovery efforts. In 2004, President Clinton underwent a successful quadruple bypass operation to free four blocked arteries."

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