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Alex Trebek suffers mild heart attack

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on December 12, 2007

By ROBERT JABLON
Associated Press Writer

AP Photo/Richard Hartog

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek was hospitalized Tuesday after a minor heart attack, a spokesman for the game show said.

Trebek, 67, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center late Monday night and was expected to remain there about two days for tests and observation, said show spokesman Jeff Ritter.

“Thankfully it was a minor heart attack,” Ritter said. He did not give other details.

A post on the official “Jeopardy!” Web site said Trebek was “resting comfortably in a Los Angeles hospital, and he will be back in the studio for the next scheduled tapings in January.” His heart attack was first reported by “Entertainment Tonight.”

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