Alex Trebek in 'Good Spirits,' Still in Hospital Following Heart Attack

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Alex Trebek is on the mend.

The Jeopardy! host, who suffered what's been described as a mild heart attack on Saturday, is awaiting the green light from doctors to leave Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.

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Sony Pictures Television released an update on the 71-year-old TV veteran Monday afternoon, saying their host was "up and about and in good spirits while doctors complete their testing." Trebek has also been moved to a regular room and is awaiting the doctors' go-ahead to continue his recovery at home.

Trebek, who's previously suffered a heart attack in December 2007, is still expected to return to his job of the last 28 years when it goes back into production on the new season in July.

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Just last summer the spry host was briefly sidelined after snapping his Achilles tendon while chasing a burglar out of his San Francisco hotel room.

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