Fed chief Yellen treated for 'dehydration'

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Federal Reserve's Wilson Conference Center, September 17, 2015 in Washington, DCUS Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen was treated for dehydration at the end of a lengthy speech on Thursday, but was later able to resume her normal schedule, a bank spokesman said. Yellen, 69, coughed and stopped herself at times during the policy speech on inflation and monetary policy, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. “Chair Yellen felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights,” said a spokesperson for the US central bank.

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