Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral. According to CNN, Barbara Bush had been hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure in the year leading up to her death.

The news was confirmed on Twitter by Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath, who issued a statement noting that Bush was moved from the ICU to a regular patient room and will likely remain in the hospital for "several more days".

Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush arrive to make remarks at Reception in Honor of the Points of Light Institute in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C, . on January 7, 2009.

The former president was hospitalized over the weekend, shortly after laying his late wife, Barbara to rest. Those hospitalizations were not publicly disclosed at the time. The two were married for 73 years.

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When patients have access to more health information and cost data, they can make better healthcare decisions, she said in a statement .

The program for services is seen as former first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston, prior to the public visitation. His doctors said chronic bronchitis is a condition more prevalent with age and can aggravate the symptoms of pneumonia.

On Tuesday, McGrath stated that Bush was responding and recovering in the ICU, adding that the former US President was talking about his plans of spending his summer at his ME home.

"And the stress of losing a loved one can weaken the immune system", he said. Born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, Bush also served as a congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president.

George Herbert Walker Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993.

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