| Nov 30, 2011
When Forrest Ericksen's relatives spoke about his snowmobile accident, they would say "Dr. Watson this, Dr. Watson that."
Ericksen, 18, had been in a coma and could not remember the physician who led the surgical team that saved his life. But he wanted...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 1:02 PM
For the 25 million U.S. adults with urinary incontinence, a little leakage can carry a lot of shame. But many people don't do anything about it.
"Urinary incontinence is a very insidious process," said Dr. David Glazier, co-director of the pelvic floor...
| May 18, 2012
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,...
| Sep 13, 2012
Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is used to hearing his work described as science fiction.
Way back in 1999, he and his team grew bladders in a lab and successfully implanted them in patients with...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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....
| Jun 14, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Ever since Scott B. Crane was a boy, his greatest passion was food.
So when a rare form of muscular dystrophy confined him to a wheelchair and depleted his body to a frail 70 pounds, Mr. Crane knew "food therapy" would be the perfect prescription for his...
| Jun 24, 2011
Joe Tucker is the first civilian to get a hi-tech bionic leg. A 42-year-old father-of-four, Tucker lives with his family in Putnam Valley, NY where he works as the manager of a car dealership. Soon after the birth of his first child, while living in the...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 1:42 PM
Christopher Reeve believed it would save his life. Ethical debate has kept it on the back burner. But now a revolutionary new study using stem cells for spinal cord injuries.
David Stukenborg: "This is the hardest work I have ever done in my life....
| May 10, 2011
| 6:53 PM
Doctors have begun treating a second patient injected with human embryonic stem cells in the spine as part of a landmark Geron Corp clinical trial testing the cells in spinal cord injuries.
The patient, who is not being identified, will undergo a...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:46 AM
Healing power on the tip of your tongue! When someone goes into a coma -- loved ones hope and pray their voices will penetrate the darkness. But can they really hear? Family members say they believe, but most doctors offer little hope. Now medical proof...
| May 8, 2012
| 1:39 PM
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-...