Kennedy Suffers 'Mild Seizure'
Hospital sends him home after 3 hours to watch prez debate
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 26, 2008 6:54 PM CDT
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., waves as he takes the stage during the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008.    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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(Newser) – Sen. Edward Kennedy was rushed to a hospital yesterday with a "mild seizure," his office said. But he returned to his Hyannis Port compound to watch the presidential debate after about 3 hours of treatment. A change in medication prompted the seizure, doctors said. The senator was diagnosed with a lethal form of brain tumor after suffering a seizure 4 months ago, the Cape Cod Times reports.