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Elizabeth Taylor still hospitalized

Actress Elizabeth Taylor attends the Macy's Passport 2008 Gala held at Barker Hangar on Sept. 26, 2008 in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images) Jesse Grant

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Despite the improvement in her health, Oscar award-winner Elizabeth Taylor  remains hospitalized in Los Angeles.

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The 78-year-old actress has been hospitalized for treatment of congestive heart failure, a condition she disclosed she had back in November 2004.

She was admitted to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center more than a week ago and will remain in the hospital under observation "for the time being," declared Taylor's publicist, Jamie Cadwell, this past Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.

According to her spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, Taylor, "has continued to show great improvement, and her family and friends are very pleased with her progress.

Taylor received an Oscar for her performance in "Butterfield 8" (1960) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966) and has appeared in more than 50 films.

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