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Heinz Kerry Discharged From Hospital

Poised to fully recover after seizure

(Newser) - Teresa Heinz Kerry, who was hospitalized following a seizure early this month, is out of the hospital, and doctors are expecting a full recovery, says a rep for John Kerry in a statement. "It was amazing, a miracle," says Heinz Kerry. She'll take a "a period... More »

John Kerry’s Wife Critically Ill

Teresa Heinz Kerry hospitalized after apparent seizure

(Newser) - Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of secretary of State John Kerry, is in critical but stable condition in a Boston hospital after falling ill at the couple's holiday home on Nantucket Island. The 74-year-old heir to a ketchup fortune appeared to have a seizure of some kind, sources tell the... More »

Buffett and Co. to Buy Heinz

In largest deal in food industry history

(Newser) - An investment group including Warren Buffett has agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co., in what the company says will be the largest deal in food industry history. Shareholders will get $72.50 in cash for each common share, a 20% premium on yesterday's closing price, meaning the deal values... More »

Teresa Heinz, Fighting Cancer, Urges Mammograms

Heinz says under-50s should continue annual mammograms

(Newser) - Teresa Heinz, wife of Sen. John Kerry, is being treated for breast cancer discovered in her annual mammogram. The 71-year-old will undergo radiation treatment next month to raise her chances of survival to 95%. Heinz says she believes younger women should continue getting annual mammograms, despite the US Preventive Services... More »

Michelle, First Ladies to Swing By Pa. Farm, Museum

G20 spouses will have dinner on Teresa Heinz Kerry's Pennsylvania farm

(Newser) - In her first outing as an international hostess, Michelle Obama is welcoming the spouses of world leaders to Pittsburgh today with a program covering some of her own interests: art and architecture, arts education, sustainable farming, and locally grown food. The first lady and her guests will have dinner tonight... More »

Cindy's Considerable Coin May Cost Political Capital

McCain family not afraid to spend wife's millions; Dems may repay Kerry debt

(Newser) - Cindy McCain family's fortune—being used for campaign subsidies, hefty real-estate purchases, big credit card tabs, unpaid property taxes, and huge household help budgets—is raising eyebrows on the campaign trail, Kenneth Vogel writes in Politico. And Democrats seem ready to collect, with interest, on the scrutiny aimed at Teresa... More »

Michelle Obama Keeps It Real

Candidate's wife opts for candor, humor, even complaining—and Salon says it's working

(Newser) - Michelle Obama may not be the only spouse on the campaign trail who's not cut in the mold of the cookie-baking first lady, but she’s a standout even in a field that features a tongue-pierced spouse, Salon's Rebecca Traister writes. Barack Obama's wife has taken to the trail not... More »

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