Cheney Released from Hospital after Heart Surgery

August 9, 2010 - 5:22 PM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been released from a suburban Washington hospital following heart surgery last month.
Washington (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been released from a suburban Washington hospital following heart surgery last month.
 
A Cheney spokesman said in a statement that the former vice president was released Monday morning from Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Northern Virginia.
 
The statement says Cheney will continue his recovery at his home.
 
The 69-year-old former vice president has been suffering from congestive heart failure and had a small pump installed to help his heart work. He's had five heart attacks since he was 37.