Joe Biden's Son Hospitalized in Houston

After suffering disorientation and weakness, Beau Biden is heading home.
2:08 | 08/21/13

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Neal karlinsky, abc news. Now one american family grapple be with a medical scare tonight, the bidens. Vice-president joe biden and his son, 44-year-old beau. The son undergoing tests after an incident he said of disorientation and weakness. Late today the vice president said beau will be heading home. Reporter: Bau biden was last seen in public monday night, eating dinner with his vice president father joe, mere the md cancer center in houston. Late this afternoon a vague statement from the vice president and his wife, yesterday our son beau underwent a successful procedure. He is in great shape and is going to be discharged and head k home to delaware. Monday, his office said, the younger biden was undergoing tests after feeling weak and dis core yentd. He narrowly escaped death as a child during a terrible traffic accident that killed his mother and sister. He suffered a stroke three years ago and just this month emergency vehicles dispatched to his delaware home after a 911 call mentioned stroke again. Vice president biden had a brain aneurism himself at the age of 35. He called his son to wish him well but on his twitter account said, quote, touched by all your well wishes. Thank you. Jim avila, abc news, the white house. We want to bring in abc's chief medical editor, dr. Richard besser. When you hear those symptoms you don't want to ignore them. So many things can cause them. Anything from a seizure to a medication problem, a stroke. When you hear someone at a cancer hospital you have to include something this your head, a brain tumor. Which could be benign or ma lig nent. Exactly. He's 44 years old. More than 70,000 people of that age have a stroke every year. It's hard to know at this point what crises they're dealing with but our hearts have to go out to them and what they're coping with. Thank you, again. Now, one of the newest cars

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