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Cheney has mild heart attack

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Posted: Feb 23, 2010 2:07 PM by Katherine Gouner
Updated: Feb 23, 2010 2:59 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Dick Cheney, heart attack, Vice President, Washington

Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a mild heart attack Monday. He was admitted to a hospital in Washington last night because of chest pains.

Cheney, 69, underwent a stress test and heart procedure. He has a history of heart problems. This is his fifth diagnosed heart attack since he was 37.

Cheney is expected to be released from the hospital before the end of the week.

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