Doctos Say Giffords Contuing to Improve

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Doctors at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center upgraded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' status from serious to good, paving the way for her move to the center's rehabilitation facility on Wednesday morning.

The hospital posted the announcement on its website Tuesday night. Giffords will be transferred to the TIRR Memorial Herman rehab center after doctors review her status early Wednesday.

Giffords has been in the intensive care unit since her transfer to the Texas medical center, where doctors inserted a tube to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid to avoid swelling and pressure in her brain.

The congresswoman has made a remarkable recovery since being shot in the head at point blank range at a political gathering in Tucson, Ariz. on Jan. 8. Six people were killed and 12 others were wounded when 22-year-old suspect Jared Loughner opened fire outside a supermarket where Giffords was meeting with some constituents.

In court on Monday, Loughner's attorney, Judy Clarke, entered a not guilty plea on federal charges of attempting to assassinate Giffords and two of her aides.

Loughner will also face murder charges in the death of a federal judge and one of the congresswoman's aides.

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