Capsules: Breaking Down The Debate, Word-By-Word; Sebelius Touts Health Law Benefits For Older Hispanics

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, a word-by-word breakdown of last night's debate. President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney had plenty to say about health care. Here are they words they chose — with the most-frequently used words shown larger — during the discussions about health policy issues (10/4).  

Also on Capsules, Shefali S. Kulkarni writes about HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speech to the National Hispanic Council on Aging: "Just hours before the first presidential debate, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius delivered a message about the dire need to protect Medicare and Medicaid funding to a critical electoral constituency" (Kulkarni, 10/3). Check out what else is on the blog.

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