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Elizabeth Taylor's Condition Is 'Improving'

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Elizabeth Taylor was admitted to hospital last week suffering from heart problems, and although she's staying under medical supervision, experts are “gratified” at her progress.A statement from her representatives said: “Since being admitted there has been steady improvement in her condition, and over the weekend she has visits from family and close friends.“Her medical team is gratified by her progress to date, and it is hoped and expected that this will continue over the next few days. For...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor to Stay in the Hospital for 'a While'

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Elizabeth Taylor was admitted to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last week for symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, and while she the 78-year-old is responding well to treatment, doctors want to keep her under observation for a short time.Her spokeswoman Sally Morrison said: "She had a pretty good day Saturday, and a good night."At this stage, with her history, they're going to want to keep her in for a while just to make sure they've fixed what they needed to fix."The screen...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized with Heart Problems

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Elizabeth Taylor was admitted to the hospital earlier this week due to her "ongoing" heart condition. The 78-year-old actress is currently receiving treatment for congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, reports her rep Sally Morrison. In a statement Sally said: "This issue is being addressed. She is currently being kept in the hospital for monitoring."It is not known how long Elizabeth will be kept in hospital but her family have asked for privacy while she...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Says 'No' To More Surgeries

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Elizabeth Taylor has had numerous operations in the past 25 years for different health problems, but the 78-year-old screen legend has decided not to go under the knife to treat her Scoliosis, a painful curvature of the spine. The condition has left her wheelchair-bound and with crippling neck pain, but after three visits to a Los Angeles hospital this year, she's decided enough is enough.A source close to the star is quoted as saying: "I won't go so far as to say she has given up but she...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Tweets About Her Successful Heart Surgery

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Elizabeth Taylor came through her heart surgery and says she practically feels good as new. The tech-savvy 77-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Dear Friends, My heart procedure went off perfectly. It's like having a brand new ticker. Thank you for your prayers and good wishes... I know they all helped. Love you, Elizabeth.” Elizabeth had the operation to fix a leaky valve in Los Angeles, but the exact medical center is unknown. The star announced she was checking into hospital on Twitter...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Goes Into Heart Surgery

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Getty Images Elizabeth Taylor might be 77, but she sure is tech-savvy. She reached out to her fans over Twitter to ask for good thoughts as she goes in for heart surgery today. The actress is having a procedure done to fix a leaky valve in her heart, and she expects to be back on her feet in no time. Well, maybe not really on her feet -- she spends most of her time in a wheel chair, but close enough. Elizabeth has suffered from many health problems over the years, but has persisted...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Wants to Be Laid to Rest Near Michael Jackson

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Getty ImagesSeventy-seven-year-old actress Elizabeth Taylor counted Michael Jackson among her closest friends, and since his death, Taylor has decided that she wants her final resting place to be alongside Michael at Los Angeles’ Forest Lawn cemetery. A source told National Enquirer magazine: “After sitting through Michael’s funeral service at the Great Mausoleum, with its magnificent stained-glass windows and replicas of Michelangelo’s artworks, she later told friends, ‘I felt a sense of...Read Full Story

Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized, Reportedly Due to Grief Over Michael Jackson's Death

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According to Page Six's Cindy Adams, Elizabeth Taylor was so heartbroken after learning of the death of Michael Jackson, she's been hospitalized herself.The 77-year-old Taylor was on her way to London, according to Adams, confined to a wheelchair and surrounded by nurses, but excited to see Jackson's return to the stage. News of his death reportedly drove her into hysterics.Adams, in her own inimitable prose, reports : Elizabeth Taylor is in an LA hospital. Brought there yesterday from her...Read Full Story