Bill Clinton Hospitalized

An adviser to Bill Clinton says the former president has had two stents placed in one of his coronary arteries.

The adviser, Douglas Band, says Clinton was admitted to New York Presbyterian Hospital on Thursday after experiencing chest discomfort. Band says that after seeing his heart doctor, Clinton underwent the procedure to place the stents in the artery.

Band says Clinton is in good spirits.

Clinton had quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 to open four blocked arteries.

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  • by Rob Location: Greenville on Feb 13, 2010 at 01:25 AM
    Good thing he never inhaled, think of the medical problems!
  • by NS Location: Greenville on Feb 12, 2010 at 11:16 AM
    marine mom-Medicare (right now) starts at 65. Clinton would NOT be too old. When 65-Medicare would take over-not before. Check your facts!
  • by Radog Location: Newport on Feb 12, 2010 at 08:53 AM
    Our blessing are with you Mr. Clinton, and you will be in our prayers and your family. Thank you for all the work you have done and teaming up with Mr. Bush too thank you and god bless you and your family
  • by Steve Location: Rocky Mount on Feb 12, 2010 at 05:48 AM
    YAWN
  • by marine mom Location: washington on Feb 12, 2010 at 05:37 AM
    i do wish him a fast recovery, but does everyone realize that under the Obama care health bill, Bill Clinton is to old to have this done, he would not have been eligable because of age and past medical history.....THINK THINK THINK..... hands off my healthcare.
  • by roughrider83 on Feb 12, 2010 at 05:12 AM
    Anonymous at 6:41AM, you sound like a typical rainy day "christian" to me. And I meant to use the word "stints" in my post earlier. SOrry.
  • by Dee Location: GV on Feb 12, 2010 at 04:44 AM
    must be taking too many viagra
  • by Anonymous on Feb 12, 2010 at 03:41 AM
    Hey Anonymous! Why are you assuming that all Clinton Haters are Christians? Thanks for the compliment!!! I know Im on track now. By the way I don't 'hate' anyone but I certainly DO NOT LIKE HIM!!! Can you say GENOCIDE IN RAWANDA? I didn't think so. Gather some information about this man. I mean REALLY GATHER YOUR FACTS. Have a blessed day and I will pray for you.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 12, 2010 at 01:34 AM
    are all you Clinton haters Christian? Oh wait, you only pray to God when it's conveniant.
  • by roughrider83 on Feb 11, 2010 at 09:22 PM
    CNN, aka the Clinton News Network, was going absolutely berserk over this story. I thought Wolf "Flea Picker" Blitzer or Larry "Lizardhead" KIngwould have to have syints next.
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