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President Jimmy Carter to undergo procedure to relieve pressure on brain after falls

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 12, 2019, 2:20 AM UTC / Updated Nov. 12, 2019, 4:39 AM UTCBy Phil HelselFormer President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a Georgia hospital Monday and is scheduled to undergo a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from recent falls, The Carter Center said.The procedure is set for Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta."President Carter is resting comfortably, and his wife, Rosalynn, is with him," The Carter Center statement said.In October, Carter turned 95, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and sto ...