Former President Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital to relieve pressure on brain

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Former President Jimmy Carter (Photo: ZUMA Press/MGN)

ATLANTA, GA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

A spokeswoman says the procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning. President Carter is resting comfortably, and his wife, Rosalynn, is with him.