Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover blood clot
December 30th, 2012
08:57 PM ET
1 year ago

Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover blood clot

(CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said.

She is expected to remain at New York Presbyterian Hospital for the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor her condition and treat her with anticoagulants, said Philippe Reines, deputy assistant secretary of state.

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soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. plain&simple

    What were republicans saying about Mrs Clinton not long after her concussion? ....shame on them! Is this what we really want in the highest chambers of our government? The cynical thinking and hubris that has permeated the GOP knows no boundaries! God bless and help her in a speedy recovery.

    December 30, 2012 10:12 pm at 10:12 pm |
  2. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    This certainly doesn't help the 2016 chances if she plans on running. I am sure that this would be disclosed on the pre-election medical exam.

    December 30, 2012 10:13 pm at 10:13 pm |
  3. Deb in MT

    Here's wishing you a speedy and complete recovery, Madame Secretary. Blood clots are not to be trifled with, and I'm also relieved that she is hospitalized while on blood thinners (which also can cause problems if not watched carefully). Best wishes, Hillary: you're in my family's thoughts and prayers.

    December 30, 2012 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm |
  4. grrace

    Holding hope that you get better. May Peace be with you, Hillary....

    December 30, 2012 11:05 pm at 11:05 pm |
  5. grrace

    Dear Hillary, Please,,, Get well soon.....

    December 30, 2012 11:09 pm at 11:09 pm |
  6. grrace

    Our dearest Hillary, My whole family is waiting to hear that you are doing well. WE ALL HOPE and KNOW you are doing better...warmest wishes & energy on your good recovery...

    December 30, 2012 11:14 pm at 11:14 pm |
  7. An American

    I hope John Bolton has the decency to send her flowers after accusing her of lying about her concussion to get out of a congressional hearing....but I doubt it-there's nothing decent about John Bolton....

    December 30, 2012 11:15 pm at 11:15 pm |
  8. pam

    Hope you have a speedy recovery and all goes well..Happy New Year..

    December 31, 2012 12:25 am at 12:25 am |
  9. Thomas

    Get well Lady , our country needs you !

    December 31, 2012 02:36 am at 2:36 am |
  10. Marry

    Dear Hillary, get well soon! We need good people more than ever that are smart, have class and are fun like you that want to serve the people of the US!

    December 31, 2012 03:32 am at 3:32 am |
  11. FOX NEWS = The dung beetle of journalism.

    Well this should make make McCrypt and his BFF Lindsey look like the very, small, petty little men they truly are.

    Then of course, there is the whole sanitation crew at FOX.

    December 31, 2012 04:53 am at 4:53 am |