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Rod Brouhard, EMT  P

Hillary Clinton Hospitalized for a Blood Clot

By December 30, 2012

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Hillary Clinton has been in the news recently because she fainted and suffered a concussion from hitting her head on the ground. She reportedly had a "stomach virus" and was feeling weak.

Translated: she had a gastrointestinal illness that was viral and probably not just in her stomach, which led to diarrhea and vomiting (we don't talk about such things in our national leaders). All that fluid going out and not enough intake likely led to dehydration. Fainting followed.

So Clinton knocks her noggin and suffers a concussion. Democrats publicly wished her a swift recovery while Republicans accused her of faking it so she could avoid testifying about Libya. Meanwhile, apparently, a clot forms.

Nobody is saying where the clot is and that concerns me a bit. In statements attributed to the State Department, Clinton's blood clot and her concussion are often mentioned together. That doesn't sound good to me. A blood clot in her brain would be a bad thing.

We'll keep an eye on the story as more information about Hillary's condition comes out. I'll let you know what I hear.

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