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Kanye West Hospitalized After Call to LAPD

Sources say he's being treated for exhaustion

(Newser) - Kanye West was hospitalized for his own safety Monday after days of stranger-than-usual behavior and a call to the LAPD. Sources tell NBC Los Angeles that the rapper—who abruptly canceled his national tour —was taken to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after police responded to a medical... More »

Harry Reid Out of Hospital for Exhaustion

Senate majority leader, 74, went today as a precaution

(Newser) - Harry Reid is out of the hospital after spending much of the day there suffering from exhaustion. The Senate majority leader finally went home after doctors cleared him to return to work, his spokesman said this evening. Reid was admitted to George Washington University Hospital early in the day after... More »

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized

Nadezhda Tolonnikova said to be overworked

(Newser) - A jailed member of the Pussy Riot feminist punk band has been hospitalized after complaining of headaches and of suffering from overwork at a prison colony known for its tough conditions, a fellow band member said today. An official confirmed that Nadezhda Tolonnikova, who is serving a two-year sentence for... More »

Jackson Being Treated for 'Mood Disorder'

Congressman is at residential treatment facility, office says

(Newser) - Jesse Jackson Jr.'s office has denied reports that the congressman is being treated for alcoholism, saying he is "receiving intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder." Jackson has been on medical leave since being hospitalized for exhaustion a month ago. His... More »

Rumors Swirling, Jesse Jackson Denies Son Tried Suicide

Democrats unsure when Jesse Jackson Jr. will return to Congress

(Newser) - It could be September by the time Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returns to Congress, insiders tell Politico after the Illinois lawmaker was hospitalized for exhaustion . And that's "if he comes back at all," notes one Democrat. An Illinois radio station reported a rumor that the son of... More »

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on Leave for 'Exhaustion'

Blagojevich probe still investigating him

(Newser) - Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr, the 47-year-old son of the famous civil rights leader, has been on medical leave for two weeks and is undergoing treatment for exhaustion, the Chicago Tribune reports. “At the request of the family, we’re not saying where he is," said a rep, who... More »

Dad Slams Michael's Grueling Tour Sked

'I was worried about his health,' says Joe Jackson

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's dad yesterday blasted the grueling schedule of 50 concerts planned for his son, saying "no one" could have delivered that package. "I was worried about his health," Joe Jackson told ABC News. "I knew Michael couldn't do all those shows without some rests."... More »

Boyle Feels 'Fantastic' With Kitty at Home

Post-rehab, singer promises 'nae crap', plans recording demos

(Newser) - Susan Boyle is chilling at home with her cat Pebbles after a high-profile stint in rehab, News of the World reports. "I want to take on the world,” she said. “From now on there's nae crap.” Boyle returned to Scotland at the urging of Simon Cowell,... More »

'Happier' Boyle Checks Out of Hospital

(Newser) - Susan Boyle has checked out of a mental health hospital where she was treated for nervous exhaustion and is "much happier," her brother tells the Telegraph. "She seems a lot more like herself. Things are becoming clearer for her now," he said. "She's now beginning... More »

Boyle Rushed to Mental Health Clinic

Singing star hospitalized for exhaustion

(Newser) - An emotionally drained Susan Boyle has been rushed to a celebrity mental health hospital in London, the Sun reports. The 48-year-old singing sensation was acting “spaced out” and strange at her hotel following her second-place finish in the show’s finals on Saturday, according to the staff of Britain’... More »

'Embarrassed' Leno Admits Health Woe: Exhaustion

(Newser) - Jay Leno has revealed the mystery illness that sidelined him last week: exhaustion. He blamed the The Tonight Show, his tough stand-up schedule, and writing jobs—he writes three columns too—for his first sick days in 17 years. It was still "embarrassing," he told People.... More »

Warren Cancels ABC Interview at Last Minute

Pastor had been slated to clarify position on gay marriage

(Newser) - Rick Warren, who had been expected to explain contradicting statements about gay marriage today on ABC's This Week, backed out at the last minute because he was “sick with exhaustion,” Politico reports. The prominent evangelical pastor was to clarify the difference between his claims last week that he... More »

Ronson Hospitalized for Exhaustion

Back home after visit to LA clinic, DJ cites busy schedule

(Newser) - Samantha Ronson checked herself in to a Los Angeles hospital for exhaustion yesterday, but is now resting up at home, People reports. On her MySpace page, Ronson thanked fans “for all your messages,” and attributed her poor health to “traveling and working too much.” But thanks... More »

Dalai Lama Cancels Trips Due to 'Exhaustion'

Spiritual leader takes rest after months of traveling the globe

(Newser) - Citing "exhaustion," the Dalai Lama has canceled plans to travel, the AP reports. A spokesman said the Tibetan spiritual leader would not go to Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and instead would rest and undergo medical tests for the next three weeks. The 73-year-old has had an intense... More »

Japanese PM Hospitalized as Party Scrambles for Successor

Abe suffers 'exhaustion' after resigning

(Newser) - Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is in a Tokyo hospital battling stress and exhaustion a day after announcing his resignation. Abe is expected to be hospitalized for at least three or four days, while his scandal-plagued party fields a replacement and calls for a general election escalate. In his surprise announcement,... More »

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