Barbara Bush responding well to treatment for pneumonia in Houston

Jan. 1, 2014 at 7:33 PM
| License Photo

HOUSTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush was responding well to treatment for pneumonia, a spokesman for Methodist Hospital in Houston said Wednesday.

Bush, 88, was in stable condition two days after she entered Methodist Hospital for treatment and was responding well, KPRC-TV, Houston, reported.

"Former first lady Barbara Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center yesterday for treatment on a respiratory related issue," the office of former President George H.W. Bush said in a statement Tuesday.

"She is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care. Updates will be issued when warranted."

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops bid for speaker
WikiLeaks offering $50K for video of Afghan hospital bombing
Murdoch sorry for implying Obama's not a 'real black president'
Reid sues exercise companies over eye injury
Lumber Liquidators to pay $10M in DOJ settlement