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Former First Lady Barbara Bush No Longer Seeking Medical Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure

Her care will now focus solely on comfort.

Photo Credit: Defense Intelligence Agency

According to a statement from the Bush family, former first lady Barbara Bush is calling off further medical treatment as she succumbs to congestive heart failure.

The 92-year-old wife of former President George H.W. Bush has additionally been suffering from COPD and has been in and out the hospital numerous times over the past year.

A statement from Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath can be seen below: