Ted Kennedy Hospitalized AGAIN
CNN is just reporting that Senator Ted Kennedy has been rushed back to the hospital in his home state.
More details to follow
BOSTON (WBZ) ― Sen. Ted Kennedy is at Cape Cod Hospital, staff members confirmed Friday evening.
It is unclear why he is at the facility.
Kennedy had a seizure in May and underwent surgery in June for a malignant brain tumor.
After undergoing six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, he has been steadily increasing his public activity.
BOSTON (WBZ) ― Sen. Ted Kennedy was taken Cape Cod Hospital Friday evening after complaining of feeling ill.
Barnstable police Sgt. Ben Baxter told the Associated Press, police received a 911 call from the Kennedy's Hyannisport home around 5:10 p.m
Baxter said Kennedy was then taken by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital. Baxter said Kennedy was "alert and responsive" during the trip.
CNN is now saying that a statement from the Kennedy staff is that the Senator suffered a mild seizure due to a change in medication and should be released in time for the debate where he plans to watch it from his home.
BOSTON (WBZ) ― Sen. Ted Kennedy was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after suffering a "minor seizure," Kennedy's office said.
Barnstable police Sgt. Ben Baxter told the Associated Press that police received a 911 call from Kennedy's Hyannisport home around 5:10 p.m. Friday evening.
"Doctors believe the incident was triggered by a change in medication," Kennedy's office said in a statement.
The senator is expected to return home tonight and "looks forward to watching the debate," staffers said.
UPDATE from CNN
CNN is reporting that Ted Kennedy just arrived home and is settling in for the debate on TV.
Senator Edward Kennedy has returned home after being taken to the hospital today following a seizure. (Boston Globe)