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Barbara Bush Released From Hospital

'Silver Fox' said to be in good health

(Newser) - Barbara Bush is headed home today, reports the Houston Chronicle, less than a week after surgery on a perforated ulcer that left her, in her husband’s words, “in extraordinary agony.” Though the former first lady skipped a hastily assembled news conference, her husband said she was recovering... More »

Ulcer Hurt 'Worse Than Childbirth'

Barbara Bush in good spirits after serious health scare

(Newser) - Barbara Bush is making a quick recovery after surgery for a perforated ulcer that was causing pain she described as "worse than childbirth," the Houston Chronicle reports. The 83-year-old was sitting up and joking less than a day after the procedure, which her husband called "serious and... More »

Barbara Bush Has Surgery for Ulcer

(Newser) - Barbara Bush has been treated for a perforated ulcer and will likely remain in a Houston hospital through Thanksgiving, the Houston Chronicle reports. The former First Lady had been experiencing abdominal pain for a few days and was driven to the hospital last night by her husband. First Lady Laura... More »

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