CBS report out
of Hawaii says that
was rushed to the hospital in serious condition after experiencing chest pains. The conservative talk radio host was vacationing in Hawaii for the holidays.
Limbaugh was taken by ambulance from his hotel to Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu at around 2:40 p.m. local time, which was just over three hours ago. There is no word on his present condition.
Updated 7:20 a.m.
: "Rush was admitted to and is resting comfortably in a Honolulu hospital today, after suffering chest pains," according to a statement from "The Rush Limbaugh Program."
"Rush appreciates your prayers and well wishes, and he will keep you updated via RushLimbaugh.com."
A spokesman told
it is unknown when Rush will go back to work.
This is not the first time Rush Limbaugh has experienced health problems. In 2003 a botched surgery left him with severe back pains, which led to an abuse of prescription painkillers oxycodone and hydrocodone.