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Alex Trebek Suffers Heart Attack

Jun 25, 2012  •  Post A Comment

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Saturday after a heart attack, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The attack was described as mild.

Trebek, 71, had suffered an earlier heart attack in 2007, and returned to hosting the show in a few weeks, the story says.

With his current ailment, the host is expected to be back at "Jeopardy!" when the show begins taping in July for its new season, according to a statement by Sony Pictures Television.

“Trebek is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing," the statement noted. He was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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