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Justice Ginsburg Released From Hospital, Returns to WorkSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is heading back to work after being hospitalized Thursday evening, the Court announced. The 76-year-old justice felt faint after receiving an iron sucrose infusion for an iron deficiency on Thursday. Ginsburg was treated successfully earlier this year for early-stage pancreatic cancer. She has appeared vigorous in recent public appearances.
The National Law Journal2009-09-25 12:00:00 AM
The Supreme Court's public information office released a positive update on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's condition Friday morning: "Justice Ginsburg was released from Washington Hospital Center this morning and plans to be at work at the Court this afternoon."
Ginsburg was hospitalized late Thursday afternoon after feeling faint in her chambers, the Court announced. The 76-year-old justice had received an iron sucrose infusion an hour earlier. She was being treated for an iron deficiency detected during an assessment of her health in July.
Ginsburg was diagnosed in February with pancreatic cancer. The cancer was detected at an early stage, and she was treated successfully with surgery and chemotherapy. She has appeared vigorous in recent public appearances.
Following is the text of the statement released by the Court Thursday night:
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