Why it matters: At 95 years old, Carter is the oldest living president. He has had a number of stints in the hospital recently and had a procedure last month to relieve pressure from his brain caused by bleeding from recent falls. In addition to the surgery, Carter was treated for a urinary tract infection earlier this month and suffered a pelvic fracture in October. In 2015, he was diagnosed with melanoma.
Jimmy Carter released from hospital after being treated for infection
Former President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital on Wednesday after being treated over the weekend for a urinary tract infection, according to the a press release put out by the Carter Center.
The big picture: Carter, the oldest living president, has been in and out of the hospital several times in recent months. He underwent brain surgery in November and suffered a pelvic fracture in October.