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George H.W. Bush HOSPITALIZED In Houston

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Jan. 18 2017, Published 2:07 p.m. ET

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Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston since Saturday, a Bush family spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.

According to reports, the 92-year-old was admitted to Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center for "shortness of breath," and is "responding very well" to treatments.

He is expected to be released in a couple of days.

"He's there. He's fine and he's doing really well," Bush chief of staff Jean Becker told the Houston Chronicle.

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For now, the famed politician is "being monitored as a precaution and is resting comfortably."

As Radar previously reported, Bush has been confined to a wheelchair due to a battle with the disease vascular Parkinsonism.

In an alarming revelation, a health expert who hasn't treated the former U.S. president, studying recent images of the 90-year-old political veteran with the current first couple, told The National ENQUIRER that Bush had "an expression on his face that indicates he doesn't know who Michelle Obama is" — signifying possible dementia.

Here's to a swift recovery for George H.W.!

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