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Elizabeth Taylor showing 'steady improvement' at Cedars-Sinai

February 15, 2011 |  3:27 pm

Elizabeth Taylor in 2008. Actress Elizabeth Taylor is resting comfortably at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and continues to show "steady improvement," according to a statement released by her representatives.

Taylor, 78, was taken to the hospital last week for treatment of congestive heart failure.

"Since being admitted there has been steady improvement in her condition, and over the weekend she has had visits from family and close friends," according to the statement released by her publicists.

"Her medical team is gratified by her progress to date, and it is hoped and expected that this will continue over the next few days."

Taylor will remain hospitalized for continued monitoring.


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Photo: Elizabeth Taylor speaks during the 26th Annual Macy's Passport to Fashion gala in Santa Monica on Sept. 25, 2008. Credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press