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He was hospitalized over Memorial Day for low blood pressure and fatigue but was released on June 4. Rachel Siegel, Washington Post, "George H.W. Bush makes history by celebrating his 94th birthday," 12 June 2018 McGrath said that Bush was brought to the hospital because of low blood pressure and fatigue. Alix Langone, Time, "George H.W. Bush Hospitalized For Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue in Maine," 27 May 2018 The nation’s 41st president was receiving calls and taking it easy at his seaside home eight days after being released from a hospital where he was treated for low blood pressure, said Chief of Staff Jean Becker. Washington Post, "National Digest: June 12, 2018," 12 June 2018 Writing in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine researchers associated fun with lower blood pressure as well as reduced levels of total cortisol, smaller waist circumference and body mass index, less depression and better all-around physical function. Michael Roizen, M.d., And Mehmet Oz, Houston Chronicle, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment," 24 June 2018 The first resident fell and seriously injured her face, while the second wound up in the intensive care unit at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for three days with dangerously low blood pressure. Steven Martinez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Pewaukee woman convicted of abusing elderly residents at local assisted living facility, loses nursing certifications," 25 June 2018 Its earliest symptoms — fever, low blood pressure, a lack of alertness — resemble the effects of much more common and less dangerous conditions. Ian Haydon, Philly.com, "Working to save lives, Philly physicians find way to help patients confront death," 26 June 2018 He was hospitalized again during his trip to Maine due to low blood pressure and fatigue. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "George Bush Sr. Gets a Friendly Visit From Bill Clinton After a Particularly Difficult Year," 26 June 2018 Bush, the nation's 41st president, was hospitalized over Memorial Day weekend because of low blood pressure and fatigue hours after attending a pancake breakfast at the American Legion post in Kennebunkport, according to his spokesman. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "George H. W. Bush discharged from hospital," 4 June 2018

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