Lynn gets out of hospital
Monday, October 24, 2011
– Loretta Lynn was released from a Kentucky hospital after being treated for pneumonia, she said on her web site Monday.
Lynn went to a Kentucky hospital emergency room where she was diagnosed with pneumonia.
Lynn's rep said, "Around 1:30 Saturday morning, Loretta awoke on her tour bus complaining that she was having a hard time breathing."
Lynn was admitted into a Bowling Green, Ky. hospital where she was treated over the weekend for the beginning stages of bacterial pneumonia, causing the cancellation of two concerts.
"Loretta has been released from the hospital and is now back at her home in Hurricane Mills, TN recovering," her web site said.
"It was one scary night... But I am feeling better and just gonna take it easy for a couple of weeks," said Lynn.
She is slated to perform Nov. 3 in Knoxville, Tenn.
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