Etta James Hospitalized with Blood Infection
Legendary jazz and R&B singer Etta James has been hospitalized in Riverside, California with a blood infection. James, 73, is perhaps best known for her song "At Last," though she's also sang backup vocals for Chuck Berry, toured with Little Richard, and garnered four Grammy Awards since her recording career began in 1954.
James was also hospitalized last year for similar infections. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2009, and with leukemia in January of this year. James, who also battled an addiction to heroin from the early 1970s until a stint at the Betty Ford Clinic in 1988, received treatment last year for an addiction to painkillers.
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