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Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

The Former first lady was hospitalized Tuesday at Methodist Hospital.
HOUSTON (KPRC) -

The Former first lady was hospitalized Tuesday at Methodist Hospital.

She was hospitalized with the beginning signs of pneumonia and has been receiving treatment all day.

We're told her condition is stable.

The office of George H. W. Bush released this statement Tuesday evening:

"Former First Lady Barbara Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center yesterday for treatment on a respiratory related issue. She is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care. Updates will be issued when warranted."

Bush was admitted to the same hospital in 2008 after she suffered a perforated ulcer. She returned in 2010 for routine tests.
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