Secretary of state's wife hospitalized in Boston

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FILE - In a Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass, left, talks with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry while watching election results at a hotel in Boston, in Boston. A hospital spokesman says Teresa Heinz Kerry is hospitalized Sunday, July 7, 2013 in critical but stable condition in a hospital on the island of Nantucket, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
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BOSTON (AP) — Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, is hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

A spokesman for John Kerry says Heinz Kerry was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday night after being stabilized by doctors at Nantucket Cottage Hospital.

The 74-year-old Heinz Kerry taken to the emergency room in Nantucket, accompanied by her husband, after 3:30 p.m. Sunday. A hospital spokesman said she arrived at that facility in critical condition before being stabilized by doctors.

No additional details about Heinz Kerry's condition or illness have been released.

Heinz Kerry is the widow of former U.S. Senator John Heinz, heir to the Heinz ketchup fortune. She married John Kerry in 1995.

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