James King released from hospital
Monday, August 30, 2010
– Bluegrass singer James King was released from a Virginia hospital Friday after being hospitalized with a blood clot in his lungs and leg.
"James was released from the hospital Friday evening and has been at home resting," according to an email posted about him. "He's been on numerous blood thinners and a very strict diet, managing to keep the fever away."
King had been in the Danville, Va. Regional Medical Center.
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