Elizabeth Taylor said Thursday that her heart surgery was successful, adding that “it was like having a brand new ticker.” The message on her Twitter page comes two days after she announced she was having heart surgery at an undisclosed hospital to repair a leaky valve. “Any prayers you happen to have lying around I would dearly appreciate,” she said Tuesday
Elizabeth Taylor is having a “procedure on her heart,” she announced on her Twitter page Tuesday. “It’s very new and involves repairing my leaky valve using a clip device, without open heart surgery, so that my heart will function better,” the famed actress wrote.
Watching the premiere of “The Informant!” — the Matt Damon movie about a high-level FBI mole at a large multinational company — was the mole himself, Mark Whitacre.
An outbreak of flu at Washington State University showed few signs of slowing down as more students continued to report symptoms suspected of being from the H1N1 virus, school officials said Wednesday. About 2,500 students have come down with possible cases of H1N1 since classes began August 24, said James Tinney, WSU director of media relations.
Elizabeth Taylor checked out of a Los Angeles hospital "sore, but intact," the actress said in an online message posted Friday evening. Taylor, 77, used her Twitter handle, @DameElizabeth, to tell fans that she was home, just as she did last week to announce she would go into a hospital to “to complete a test I was in the middle of.” Her publicist this week denied tabloid rumors that her hospitalization was brought on by her grief over the sudden death of her close friend Michael Jackson in June