Dick Cheney Leaves Hospital
Ex-VP discharged after a month, implantation of cardiac device
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 9, 2010 5:30 PM CDT
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is interviewed on ABC's "This Week" in Washington, Feb. 14, 2010.   (AP Photo/ABC, Fred Watkins)

(Newser) – Former VP Dick Cheney left the hospital today, 6 weeks after being admitted because he was suffering "discomfort" and about a month after having a cardiac pump implanted. Cheney, 69, suffered his first heart attack at age 37, notes the Wall Street Journal. He will continue to recuperate at home, his office said in a statement.