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Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Secretary of State, transferred to Boston hospital

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BOSTON - Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, has been transferred to 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, and remained that way early Sunday evening, although she had been stabilized.

No details about Heinz Kerry's condition or illness has 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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