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Sen. Edward Kennedy Hospitalized After Seizure
Date:5/17/2008

His carotid artery was cleared of a partial blockage last fall

SATURDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was taken from a local hospital near the Kennedy family compound on Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston early Saturday after suffering from at least one seizure, and possibly a second one, according to news reports.

Kennedy, 76, was "resting comfortably" at the hospital, according to an early afternoon news release from his office. The news release confirmed that Kennedy, the second-longest serving Democratic senator currently in Congress, had suffered a seizure.

"It appears that Senator Kennedy experienced a seizure this morning," the press release said. "He is undergoing a battery of tests... to determine the cause of the seizure... It is unlikely we will know anything more for the next 48 hours."

Later in the afternoon, according to the Associated Press, Kennedy's spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter said he was "conscious, talking, joking with family."

She added that Kennedy did not appear to have had a stroke as initially suspected.

According to the Boston Globe, a government official who accompanied the senator on the helicopter trip from Hyannisport to Boston said that Kennedy had experienced a second seizure during the ride. The report of a second seizure had not been confirmed by medical experts or Kennedy's office late Saturday afternoon.

His son Edward arrived at the hospital at about 1 p.m., the newspaper said, and his daughter, Kara, arrived about an hour later. His wife, Victoria, was at his bedside, the Globe reported, and his senatorial colleague from Massachusetts, John Kerry, also came to visit, as did his nephew, former Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy.

In October 2007, a partially blocked carotid artery in Kennedy's neck was discovered during a routine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examina
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