Doctor: 3-4 months for George HW Bush's fracture to heal

The sun's rays shine over the Maine Medical Center Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Portland, Maine, where former President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized in fair condition after he fractured a bone in his neck after falling Wednesday at his oceanside summer home in Kennebunkport. His spokesman said Bush suffered no neurological problems and the injury likely would be allowed to heal on its own. (AP Photo/David Sharp)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush fractured a bone in his neck when he took a tumble at his oceanside summer home, but he suffered no neurological impairment and the injury will be allowed to heal on its own, which is expected to take three to four months, officials said Thursday.

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