Giffords condition improved to ‘good’

Laura Donovan Contributor
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords continues her remarkable, and at times miraculous, progress as she recovers from a point-blank gunshot wound to the head.

On Friday, she was transferred to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center to begin preparing for rehabilitation work. She has been staying in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit there, but is expected to be transferred to rehabilitation facilities Wednesday morning, a hospital spokesman said.

On Tuesday evening, while her husband Mark Kelly watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech, Giffords’ doctors upgraded that status her physical condition from “serious” to “good.”

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