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- Posted on May 13th 2011 11:50AM by Dan Reilly
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As of now, her prognosis for the condition -- a widespread infection that is known as blood poisoning in some cases -- is unclear. Her son revealed she will remain in the hospital "as long as it takes to clear her infections."
The iconic blues singer has been ailing in recent years. She sought treatment for substance abuse several times, and in January 2010, her husband of over 40 years revealed that she was battling leukemia and suffering from dementia. Her husband, Artis Mills, and other son, Donto, have been fighting for the right to control her finances.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, James has recorded hit singles such as 'At Last' and 'All I Could Do Is Cry' and won four Grammys.