Steve Jobs Taking Medical Leave

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
The CEO of Apple says his health is getting in the way of his job.  Steve Jobs now plans to take time away from work.

** FILE ** Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up an Apple iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco, in this Jan. 9, 2007 file photo. Steve Jobs has a tough act to follow at the Macworld Conference on Tuesday: himself. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Apple C-E-O Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave.

Jobs says the health problem he revealed just days ago is more complex than he originally thought.

You may remember. last week Jobs blamed his recent weight loss on an easily treatable hormone deficiency.

But now, he says he plans to be away from the job until the end of June to focus on his health.

Apple's stock plunged seven percent today after the announcement.


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