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  • Kirk's condition improved, but skewed priorities remain unchanged

     
    Phil Kadner reflects on the video released yesterday by Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk as he recovers from a stroke: Kirk’s facing a difficult recovery process. But he’s a lucky guy. Millions of Americans have no health insurance. No....
  • The Long Journey Back

     
    Wednesday evening, February 22nd, 2012 was one that would present challenges to an Elmhurst family that they never could have imagined. As Elmhurst resident, Immaculate …...
  • Local chef and farmer writes about the lingering effects of West Nile

    Local chef and farmer writes about the lingering effects of West Nile
    In northwest Indiana, where I have raised vegetables for 20-odd years, mosquitoes flourish when rain fills the swamp pools in the backwaters of the Kankakee River. In August 2004, those pools spawned a particularly righteous throng. One afternoon, they...
  • Kirk home from hospital for first time since stroke

    Kirk home from hospital for first time since stroke
    Sen. Mark Kirk is home from the hosptial for the first time since his stroke last January. Kirk's family released a statement Thursday saying Kirk has progressed to the point where he can move home with his family. He will continue his recovery as an...
  • Kirk leaves rehab center

    Kirk leaves rehab center
    Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a major stroke in January, has left the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and will continue treatment there as an outpatient, his family and an aide said Thursday. "We are happy to say … Mark has progressed to the...
  • Sen. Kirk releases video showing his rehabilitation after stroke

    Sen. Kirk releases video showing his rehabilitation after stroke
    Mark Kirk has released a video showing him walking with the help of a cane and a harness as the senator talks about his rehabilitation since suffering a stroke in January. "I'm walking again," Kirk says, seated before a camera as he narrates a three-...
  • Kirk releases video of stroke rehabilitation

    Kirk releases video of stroke rehabilitation
    On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., released a video outlining the progress of his recovery after suffering from an ischemic stroke in January. In a news release, Kirk expresses his deep gratitude to the people of Illinois for allowing him the...
  • Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants

    Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants
    Here is a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in Chicago or the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
  • Nerve-connected bionic leg helps climb toward medical history

    Nerve-connected bionic leg helps climb toward medical history
    Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he attempts to climb 103 stories to the top of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg. Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter...
  • Bionic leg faces a big test — 103-story climb

    Bionic leg faces a big test — 103-story climb
    Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he tries to climb 103 stories to the Skydeck of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg. Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter with...
  • Sen Kirk participates in Willis Tower stair climb

    Sen Kirk participates in Willis Tower stair climb
    Sen. Mark Kirk climbed more than three dozen flights of stairs in Willis Tower during a charity event Sunday, but his staff declined to say when the senator will return to Congress following a major stroke. Kirk’s climb, his first public appearance...