HOUSTON • Former President George H.W. Bush was in a Houston hospital Thursday for treatment of a lingering cough.
Bush, 88, has been in and out of the hospital recently for complications resulting from bronchitis, Methodist Hospital said in a brief statement. Jean Becker, Bush's chief of staff in Houston, told the Houston Chronicle his most recent stay began Friday.
The hospital described Bush as in stable condition and said it expected to release him within 72 hours.