Hillary treated for blood clot, concussion.

Updated on Monday, December 31.

Doctors are reporting this evening that the blood clot is located between her skull and brain near the right ear.

Secretary of State Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital on Sunday, December 30, after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.

According to her spokesman, Philippe Reines, doctors discovered the blood clot while performing a routine follow-up exam. He said that she is being treated with anti-coagulants and would remain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for at least the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor the medication. More.

Hillary Faints, Suffers Concussion.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suffered a concussion early last week after fainting and striking her head, the State Department disclosed on Saturday, 12/15/12. The fainting episode occurred after Mrs. Clinton had become dehydrated because of a stomach virus, according to a statement released by Philippe Reines, a close adviser to Mrs. Clinton. The statement did not disclose the severity of the concussion nor did it say what day it occurred or why the State Department delayed disclosing the injury. The statement said that Mrs. Clinton was recovering at home, adding that she would follow the advice of doctors and work from home for the next week.

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Frank started the Hillary Clinton Quarterly in 1992 and has been "keeping up with Hillary" for more than 25 years. Recently retired, he worked in advertising and communications and also taught marketing courses several times a year for a local university.

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