Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Justice Ginsburg discharged from hospital, working from home, court says

Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg Justice has persevered on the bench despite several health issues. (Jacquelyn Martin / AP) John Wagner National Reporter Leading The Post's Breaking Political News Team November 9 at 11:44 AM Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital and planned to work from home Friday, a day after being admitted with three fractured ribs, a short spokeswoman said. "Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital," Kathleen L. Arberg said in a statement. "Ginsburg, 85, was admitted to George Washington University Hospital early Thursday morning for observation and treatment. [Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with fractured ribs] A statement from the court said Ginsburg fell in his office Wednesday but returned home. She went to the hospital early Thursday after "experiencing discomfort overnight." Tests showed that she broke the ribs on her left side, the statement said. Ginsburg has several causes, including scares of both colon and pancreatic cancer, and a coronary artery. She has also broken ribs on at least two previous occasions. In one of those episodes, in 2012, Ginsburg reported that it had been cracked two ribs in a fall did not take time off because of the short heavy workload. .

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