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UPDATE: Limbaugh released from hospital, holds news conference
By Andrew Walden @ 1:00 AM :: 11279 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics

Watch VIDEO >>> HERE  Only question at news conference: "Are you taking painkillers?"  Liberal reporters were deeply disappointed when Limbaugh responded "no".  (Take that, KITV.) 

UPDATE: Tests show no ailments after chest pain...


Limbaugh, 58, was released from The Queen's Medical Center two days after he was rushed there during a vacation. Doctors said he did not have a heart attack or heart disease"The pain was real, and they don't know what caused it," Limbaugh said, adding his best guess was he had a spasm in an artery.  Limbaugh said he was not taking painkillers. 

 Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, right, speaks during ... Limbaugh holds New Year's Day news conference at Queens' Medical Ctr with Dr Joanne Magno, chief of the Dept. of Cardiovascular Diseases.

DRUDGE: Rush Limbaugh released from hospital... likely return to radio towards end of next week... Developing... Rush was admitted to a Honolulu hospital today and is resting comfortably after suffering chest pains. Rush appreciates your prayers and well wishes. He will keep you updated via and on Thursday's radio program. 

AP: Rush Limbaugh Hospitalized: Taken To Hospital In Hawaii After Reported Chest Pains

Paramedics responded to a call at 2:41 p.m. from the Kahala Hotel and Resort where Limbaugh is vacationing, KITV reported. The station, citing unnamed sources, said the 58-year-old Limbaugh was taken to The Queens Medical Center in serious condition.

Queens spokeswoman N. Makana Shook says the hospital is unable to comment on the report.

Emergency Medical Services spokesman Bryan Cheplic said paramedics took a male of unknown age to an area hospital from the Kahala Hotel and Resort. He said he had no further information.

HR: Limbaugh "with his fiancee" 

KITV: Limbaugh Hospitalized In Honolulu: Patient Told Emergency Workers He Was Taking Medicine For Back Pain

(So much for medical confidentiality.  Obviously this is an effort by eager liberals seeking to reawaken the "drug addict" story.  So far KITV is the only one with these "sources" eager to become civilly liable for revealing confidential medical information.) 

KGMB/KHNL: Sources: Rush Limbaugh hospitalized in Hawaii

KHON: Rush Limbaugh in Serious Condition at Honolulu Hospital

ADV: Rush Limbaugh taken to Honolulu hospital

SB: Rush Limbaugh taken to Queen's with chest pains, KITV reports

Erin Kealoha, spokeswoman for the Hawaii Republican party, said Limbaugh had been vacationing in Hawaii for about a week and was in Kona earlier. Limbaugh was seen golfing at Waialae Country Club earlier this week, KITV reported.




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