January 1st, 2010
04:30 PM ET
13 years ago

Tests reveal 'nothing wrong' with Limbaugh's heart

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/03/25/art.getty.rush.limbaugh.jpg caption="Rush Limbaugh said Friday that doctors 'found absolutely nothing wrong' with his heart."](CNN) - Tests that were performed on Rush Limbaugh after he was admitted to a Hawaii hospital for chest pains "found absolutely nothing wrong," the conservative talk show host said Friday.

"It was a blessing," Limbaugh told reporters at The Queen's Medical Center where he was admitted Wednesday.

Doctors gave Limbaugh an angiogram Thursday that revealed no evidence of arterial or coronary disease, he said. The cause of his pain - which he called "very real" - has not been determined.

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soundoff (203 Responses)
  1. chris l

    and all the radical anti American Liberals weep

    January 1, 2010 07:14 pm at 7:14 pm |
  2. Jim Texas

    I could have told them that...he has no heart or brains:)

    January 1, 2010 07:14 pm at 7:14 pm |
  3. Zion

    I'll continue to pray for him.

    January 1, 2010 07:22 pm at 7:22 pm |
  4. AJ

    Oh rats!!

    January 1, 2010 07:26 pm at 7:26 pm |
  5. jim

    What a joke why have a press conference? He never graduated from a college so why do people think he is smart? He is a joke he wants America to fail. He is a fat pig with to much money and a drug addict that has a eating problem thank you

    January 1, 2010 07:29 pm at 7:29 pm |
  6. Mary Knight

    Rush may believe that he didn't receive any special treatment. However, to assert positively that this is so, he would need some knowledge of what ordinary treatment is received by others; particularly those less privileged than he.

    January 1, 2010 07:32 pm at 7:32 pm |
  7. J

    There's nothing wrong with his heart, because he has none.

    January 1, 2010 07:34 pm at 7:34 pm |
  8. shoegazer

    Of course there was ne evidence of arterial or coronary disease,you have to have a heart for those to be present.

    January 1, 2010 07:35 pm at 7:35 pm |
  9. FactCheck

    How many bottles of Vicodin does it take to cause heart palpitations?

    January 1, 2010 07:35 pm at 7:35 pm |
  10. ecorri3

    I wasn't even sure he had one.....all I can say is I wouldn't blink twice if this man dropped dead tomorrow.

    January 1, 2010 07:37 pm at 7:37 pm |
  11. James C. Taliaferro, M.S., QMHP

    I sincerely think that this was a result of his use of oxycontin. I can't say for certain because I do not know his history except to say that he looks slightly obese and displays type A personality on air. I hope that he and the media machine are being completely honest about it.

    January 1, 2010 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  12. jim

    the fault isn't with his heart ... it's with his head. and the way he thinks.

    January 1, 2010 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  13. Jeri Johnson

    It seems ironic that LIMBAUGH was admitted to the ame hospital that President OBAMA was born in. It is also strange that LIMBAUGH and PALIN was in Hiwaii at the same as the president. What hateful evil act were they up to?

    January 1, 2010 07:40 pm at 7:40 pm |
  14. Joe

    I guess I'm just surprised to find out that he has a heart.

    January 1, 2010 07:41 pm at 7:41 pm |
  15. Ed

    More articles for the liberal hate machine. Hate, intolerance and fear appears to be their only methods anymore. Perhaps one day, civil and constructive dialog will be the result, but I'll not take that bet any time soon.

    January 1, 2010 07:41 pm at 7:41 pm |
  16. dan

    who cares?

    January 1, 2010 07:43 pm at 7:43 pm |
  17. Great!

    Carry on, Rush! We need you.

    January 1, 2010 07:43 pm at 7:43 pm |
  18. Ex-NC-Pub

    I suspect it was that exotic food he ate in that foreign country of Hawaii; you know, the one where Obama was born.

    January 1, 2010 07:44 pm at 7:44 pm |
  19. Albert K. L.A., CA

    So it is all in his mind? Is that where something is wrong?

    January 1, 2010 07:46 pm at 7:46 pm |
  20. Eric

    To all the liberal haters out there, see you at the end of next year, licking your wounds as we wipe the slate clear of your America hating liberal politicians. 2010 is the year America removes the vermin that have been occupying the Capitol since 2006.

    January 1, 2010 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  21. paulc

    The doctors may not can find anything but there is a lot that is seriously wrong with this person...

    January 1, 2010 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  22. Sean

    I suspect his pain had something to do with a lack of painkillers.

    January 1, 2010 07:48 pm at 7:48 pm |
  23. Joe Florida

    No surprises he doesn't have one.

    January 1, 2010 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  24. carrieanne

    Rush, in order to have a heart problem, you have to have a heart first.

    January 1, 2010 07:50 pm at 7:50 pm |
  25. Tony T

    Great!!! Keep being honest Rush and call it as you see it.

    January 1, 2010 07:50 pm at 7:50 pm |
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