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Medical Crisis: Barbara Walters Rushed To New York Hospital With Heart Problems

Barbara Walters Hospitalized
Source: AKM-GSI

Aug. 15 2016, Updated 9:06 p.m. ET

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Six years after undergoing open-heart surgery, Barbara Walters has experienced another health scare, can exclusively report.

The iconic journalist, 86, was rushed to New York's Columbia Presbyterian Hospital on August 9, an insider told Radar.

"She was experiencing heart complications," the source said.

As fans know, the View creator had an aortic valve replacement in May 2010. Walters returned to her TV hosting duties just four months later.

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In 2013, she was hospitalized after falling at an inauguration party at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.

A rep for Walters told Radar, "Barbara had some routine doctors appointments and is fine and at home."

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