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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after nonsurgical treatment

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg hospitalized with gallbladder condition
Posted at 7:52 PM, May 06, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back home after she was hospitalized for a benign gallbladder condition.

According to a release from the U.S. Supreme Court, Ginsburg has been discharged from Johns Hopkins University Hospital after suffering from a gallstone.

The 87-year-old justice is expected to return to the hospital for follow-up outpatient visits in the coming weeks to "eventually remove the gallstone non-surgically," the Supreme Court said in a release.

Ginsburg is currently the oldest member of the Supreme Court. This isn't the first time the longtime Supreme Court justice had a health scare. When Ginsburg underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer in August of 2019, it marked her fourth battle with cancer.