Ginsburg Hospitalized Again

Justice suffers adverse reaction to medications, released after overnight stay
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 15, 2009 1:09 PM CDT
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 20009 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses with other Supreme Court judges for a new group photograph at the Supreme Court in Washington.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, FILE)
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(Newser) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg is out of the hospital after suffering an adverse reaction to medication last night. While waiting for takeoff on a plane bound for London, Ginsburg because extremely drowsy and fell from her seat because of a reaction between a prescription sleeping aid and an OTC cold medication, the Washington Post reports. It was the 76-year-old justice’s second hospitalization in less than a month.