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  • 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...
  • Stand-up advice

    Stand-up advice
    • Change positions every 20 or 30 minutes. Even if you don't want to get a standing desk, simply standing up can help. Sitting increases the pressure on the disks in your back, said Dr. Joel Press, medical director of the Spine and Sports...
  • First photo of Sen. Kirk released since stroke

    First photo of Sen. Kirk released since stroke
    The first photo of Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk after he suffered a stroke earlier this year was released Tuesday. The photo came in a news release from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's Medical Director Dr. Ricahrd L. Harvey. He says Kirk is “...
  • $86M in Red Line improvements to 7 stations will last through year

    $86M in Red Line improvements to 7 stations will last through year
    Some Red Line riders on the North Side will soon be faced with longer trips to their trains thanks to rolling closures at seven stations on the north end of the CTA's busiest line. Those stations are targeted for repairs and upgrades that will stretch...
  • 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,...
  • Northwestern students design penguin bootie

    Northwestern students design penguin bootie
    The Shedd Aquarium had a problem: From time to time, its penguins did not have happy feet. The birds, particularly the older ones, developed bumblefoot — uncomfortable lesions that can be caused by standing too long on a rough surface. The Shedd...
  • Northwestern Hosts Workshops to Offer Parkinson’s Patients and Caregivers Information and Support

     
    Northwestern’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center will host two workshops this spring to help those impacted by Parkinson’s better understand the disease and its …...
  • Injured Air Force Capt. Tony Simone honored for Veterans Day

     
    More than a year ago, U.S. Air Force Capt. Tony Simone's helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan five days before he was scheduled to return …...
  • 5K run/walk to support two area teens struggling with debilitating viruses

     
    Supporters on Saturday will rally behind two local teenagers struggling to overcome paralyzing viruses by participating in the  Every Step Counts 5K Run/Walk event at …...
  • Sen. Mark Kirk’s stroke recovery will be unique, victims say

     
    For every survivor of a serious stroke, recovery takes a unique path. Some fight through rehabilitation to return to their old jobs. Others get back …...