Breaking: Hillary Clinton discharged from hospital
January 2nd, 2013
06:32 PM ET
2 years ago

Breaking: Hillary Clinton discharged from hospital

(CNN) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been discharged from a New York hospital after spending three days being treated for a blood clot, the State Department announced Wednesday.


Secretary Clinton was discharged from the hospital this evening. Her medical team advised her that she is making good progress on all fronts, and they are confident she will make a full recovery. She's eager to get back to the office, and we will keep you updated on her schedule as it becomes clearer in the coming days. Both she and her family would like to express their appreciation for the excellent care she received from the doctors, nurses and staff at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center.

Chelsea Clinton also posted about her mother's release from the hospital.


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soundoff (17 Responses)
  1. MaryM

    We all wish you a speedy recovery Hillary.

    January 2, 2013 06:48 pm at 6:48 pm |
  2. BJJSchecter

    And all is right with the universe again.

    January 2, 2013 06:50 pm at 6:50 pm |
  3. Em

    what is th difference of a "blod clot in the head" vs "stroke"?

    January 2, 2013 06:53 pm at 6:53 pm |
  4. tear around

    Many thaks for improving health of Secretary Clinton!

    January 2, 2013 06:55 pm at 6:55 pm |
  5. LOL

    BUT...BUT...BUT...I read today at the grocery store that it was actually brain cancer and she wasn't going to make it. That darned Enquirer.....

    January 2, 2013 06:56 pm at 6:56 pm |
  6. TDHawkes

    Great news!

    January 2, 2013 06:57 pm at 6:57 pm |
  7. almiramay

    Great News!

    January 2, 2013 07:00 pm at 7:00 pm |
  8. Lynndel

    Hope she gets better. I thought she was trying to pull one on Congress.

    January 2, 2013 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  9. Name lynn

    hillary we have been praying for u an the clinton family that the lord heal u and pour out his blessing upon you an the clinton family

    January 2, 2013 07:28 pm at 7:28 pm |
  10. Facts don't Lie

    well I am sure FoxNews and all those right wingers that accused her of faking it will be there to greet her and give her well wishes as she is released.

    January 2, 2013 07:31 pm at 7:31 pm |
  11. jpmichigan

    Prayers are with you Hillary. We need you to get well. If a Democratic is to run this great county, it has to be you.

    January 2, 2013 08:38 pm at 8:38 pm |
  12. Deb in MT

    I'm so happy to hear that Hillary is out of the hospital and on the mend: best wishes to her for a full recovery!

    January 2, 2013 09:15 pm at 9:15 pm |
  13. PJ

    Well, I hope she has a full recovery, just like I hope the same for GHW Bush. How sad that during this
    scarey time for her family, the likes of John Bolton, Sean Hannity, and others at Fox had to demean
    her illness and accuse her of "avoiding" testifying about Benghazi. Any chance of apologies from
    them? No way.
    Get Well, Mrs. Clinton.

    January 2, 2013 09:25 pm at 9:25 pm |
  14. DENNA

    Good. I'm glad. Get well soon Hillary. We love you!

    January 2, 2013 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm |
  15. Fabian Ekukwe Lyonga

    I graciously thank God for hearing and answering all those who faithfully joined hands in praying for our mom, Mrs Clinton while in hospital. God will bless you.
    Also, I still ask you all to keep on committing this great woman before God’s Cherubim for continuous protection and let HIM perfect his healing in her.
    God blessed you and happy new year 2013.

    January 3, 2013 02:19 am at 2:19 am |
  16. Pippa

    Take it easy, Hillary.
    It's time to be good to yourself.
    All the very best:-)

    January 3, 2013 02:27 am at 2:27 am |
  17. Marie MD

    Stay healthy Hilary. We need you in 2016 even if you don't run for President.
    You showed US and the world that even after defeat you (and President Clinton) still have the ability to put country first before personal gain and you did it with grace and dignity and no sour grapes.
    Something completely missing on the party of he 11 NO! mcnasty and others should take notice but their hatred continues to blind them to what is best for the coiuntry.

    January 3, 2013 06:56 am at 6:56 am |