Gins­burg is re­leased from hospi­tal af­ter frac­tur­ing ribs

Hartford Courant - - World&nation -

WASH­ING­TON — Supreme Court Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg was re­leased from the hospi­tal Fri­day af­ter hav­ing been ad­mit­ted for treat­ment and ob­ser­va­tion af­ter frac­tur­ing three ribs in a fall.

Supreme Court spokes­woman Kathy Ar­berg said the 85-year-old jus­tice is “do­ing well” and work­ing from home.

Gins­burg, the Supreme Court’s old­est jus­tice, fell in her of­fice at the court on Wed­nes­day evening and went to Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton Univer­sity Hospi­tal in Wash­ing­ton early Thurs­day af­ter ex­pe­ri­enc­ing dis­com­fort overnight, the court said.

Gins­burg has per­se­vered on the bench de­spite sev­eral health is­sues.

She broke two ribs in a fall in 2012. She also had sep­a­rate bouts with colon and pan­cre­atic can­cer and had a stent im­planted to open a blocked artery in 2014.

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