Nov 9, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg "up and working" after fracturing ribs, nephew says

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "up and working" after being hospitalized for fracturing three ribs in a fall on Wednesday, reports CNBC.

The details: Ginsburg's nephew Daniel Stiepleman, speaking at the Hollywood premier of "On the Basis of Sex," a movie about Ginsburg's life, said that his aunt is "cracking jokes ... I can't promise they were good jokes but they were jokes." The Supreme Court told Daily Caller reporter Kevin Daley that Ginsburg "has been discharged from the hospital. She is doing well and plans to work from home today." According to CNBC, Ginsburg received a stent in her right coronary artery in 2014 after complaints of discomfort after exercising,

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Ginsburg had a stent put in this week. It has been updated to reflect that Ginsburg receive the stent in 2014.

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