| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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 Chicago, where he is undergoing treatment.
The photo was the first released publicly showing Kirk after he...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
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...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:39 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2009
THE LAST OF TWO PARTS: Dawn Dubsky contracted malaria during a trip to Africa, and the infection became a personal catastrophe. She has been transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center for surgery, which will change her life irrevocably....
| Jul 23, 2009
Have back or neck pain, but not for sure if a chiropractor is the answer? Medical experts give their take on what you should do before making that appointment.
-- Be wary of those who say spinal manipulation can cure whatever ails you. "Look for a...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 7:45 AM
Where are you right now? Lounging on an overstuffed couch with the newspaper and a cup of coffee? Sitting on a kitchen chair taking in the news online? Well, I hope you're sitting down for this bit of news. (Or maybe you should stand.) Your chair is...
| Mar 30, 2008
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine-star attraction on this balmy night in Santa Fe--is stranded.
She yearns to get up from the back-yard lawn chair where her husband has deposited her and stroll to a pool that's shimmering green-blue in the desert twilight....
| Jul 29, 2009
"Chair disease" is an increasingly common malady in the U.S. that is almost always caused by spending too much time parked on your rear end.
It's not really the chair's fault, though. The problem is that most of us sit wrong -- slouched forward with...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 1:41 PM
(WGN-AM)- After being shot in his lung last year, an accident which left bullet fragments around his spine and paralyzed both of his legs, a beaming five-year-old Martrell Stevens walked across the stage of his kindergarten graduation alone Tuesday....
| Aug 5, 2009
| 11:41 AM
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| Jan 5, 2010
Christina Eilman was mentally ill.
The 21-year-old California woman hung around Midway Airport for two days, raving about the price of oil, exposing herself, making lewd comments and screaming at ticket agents, a baby and a blind man.
Then the Chicago...