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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....
  • First photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk since stroke is released

     
    More than three months after he suffered a large stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk was shown in a photo released today by the Rehabilitation Institute of …...
  • 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 …...
  • Love Notes: Score one for the home team

    Love Notes: Score one for the home team
    Holly Marie DeMark was experiencing Post-Breakup Syndrome. Though not recognized by the medical profession, PBS is as painfully real as a broken heart. "I was still licking my wounds," Holly recalled, "and wanted a little distance." In May 2005,...
  • Walk-off victories

    Walk-off victories
    At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
  • Science fiction meets rehabilitation with ekso skeleton

    Science fiction meets rehabilitation with ekso skeleton
    In tonight's medical watch,  science fiction meets rehabilitation. With the flip of a switch someone who is paralyzed stands up, moves forward and feels the sensation of being able to walk again. The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago conducted study...
  • Chicagoan raises tens of thousands for charities while biking or walking

    Chicagoan raises tens of thousands for charities while biking or walking
    Desmond Campbell is a marathon man who has traveled miles and miles — many of them by foot, some of them by bike and quite a few of them while virtually standing still. During the course of his travels, he has helped people in extraordinary ways....
  • New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline

    New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline
    Does a good cause inevitably lead to good architecture? It's a touchy subject, especially when you're taking the measure of a building, like the new Ronald McDonald House in Chicago, which provides convenient, caring lodging for families that have a...
  • Biggert says recovering Kirk calls his treadmill his 'dreadmill'

    Biggert says recovering Kirk calls his treadmill his 'dreadmill'
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a severe stroke in January, met Thursday with Rep. Judy Biggert, who said he is “back on his game” and even wisecracking about his treadmill — which he calls his “dreadmill.”...
  • Rep. Biggert: Kirk is 'back on his game'

    Rep. Biggert: Kirk is 'back on his game'
    Sen. Mark Kirk is sharing new information Friday about his recovery from a stroke. "I am grateful to Dr. George Hornby, the physical therapists and other personnel of the walking research trial at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for helping me to...
  • Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery

    Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video Sunday showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a stroke in January. But the Illinois Republican gave no timetable for his return to full...