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Health Update! Lamar Odom Is More 'Cognitively Responsive'

Health Update! Lamar Odom Is More 'Cognitively Responsive'
Lamar Odom's aunt JaNean Mercer has just given a status update on his health.

She said in a statement to E! News, "To our overwhelming delight, Lamar's courageous improvement continues on the incline in Los Angeles. He is beginning to gradually flourish both mentally and physically. His use of speech has increased and he's more cognitively responsive. His medical team has executed an aggressive therapy regimen to aid in his progress."

Mercer continued, "As a family, we will remain united in our love and devotion to Lamar's health and well being. Again, that is our NUMBER ONE priority. In SINCERELY loving Lamar, we truly love and respect whomever he loves. We always have and will continue to do so. Together as a team, we will support and encourage him always."

Lamar is currently surrounded by his family and wife Khloé Kardashian while he begins the recovery process at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.