HOUSTON (November 30, 2012)--Former President George H.W. Bush remained in stable condition Friday at a Houston hospital where he is being treated for a lingering cough related to bronchitis.
George Kovacik, a spokesman for Methodist Hospital, said Friday that there is no change in the status of the 88-year-old former president., but provided no additional information.
Hospital officials said Thursday that Bush, who lives in Houston, has been in and out of the hospital recently for complications resulting from bronchitis.
Aides to the 41st president say they expect Bush to be discharged by this weekend.
Hospital visitors have included Bush's son, former President George W. Bush, and his wife, former first lady Laura Bush who live in Dallas.
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