Ex-President Bush to Spend Christmas in Hospital

Doctors 'cautiously optimistic,' but want him to gain strength

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 24, 2012 4:13 PM CST

(Newser) – Former President George HW Bush will spend Christmas in a Texas hospital after developing a fever and weakness following a monthlong, bronchitis-like cough. A Bush spokesman said today that doctors remain "cautiously optimistic" the 88-year-old will recover, but they want to keep him in...   Read full story »

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