Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized for Anemia

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2012 11:24 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia.

George Arzt, a spokesman for the Democratic ex-mayor, says Koch was admitted to New York Presbyterian Hospital on Tuesday morning and underwent a blood transfusion.

Arzt says the 87-year-old Koch hopes to be out of the hospital on Wednesday. He says Koch felt weak over the weekend while staying with friends in North Carolina.

Anemia is a condition in which the number of healthy red blood cells in the body declines. Symptoms include weakness and dizziness.

Koch served three terms as mayor from 1978 to 1989 and is credited with rescuing the city from bankruptcy. Last year, the Queensboro Bridge was named after him.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Man Dies of Asthma Attack Days Before False Imprisonment Trial

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 10:28 AM

William Lopez was released from prison in 2013 after serving 23 year in prison for a crime he did not commit. . . .

Employees Fleeing 'Dysfunctional' Dept. of Homeland Security

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 09:39 AM

The Department of Homeland Security is laden with so many internal issues, ranging from a void of leadership to a "stifl . . .

Secret Service Considering Expanded White House Checkpoints After Breach

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 08:29 AM

Tourists now may have to go through checkpoints blocks away from the White House before they can enter public areas afte . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved