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  • Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation

    Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation
    Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind. Still, she had to relearn how to pull...
  • Woman's expressions misleading, experts say

    Terri Schiavo's eyes look vacant. Her mouth hangs open. Then, her mother approaches, saying, "Hi, baby," in a bright voice. Schiavo's lips turn upward, and her blinking accelerates. What do these carefully edited video clips reveal about the severely...
  • CEO who was shot in Loop moves to rehab center

    CEO who was shot in Loop moves to rehab center
    The CEO of a company headquartered in the Loop who police said was shot by a disgruntled employee at the end of July, has left the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to a social media post from his wife and hospital...
  • Triathlete making strides after near-fatal crash

     Triathlete making strides after near-fatal crash
    When Terri Cenar came to, she knew immediately that something terrible had happened. After colliding with a semitrailer as it turned right from LaSalle Street onto Chicago Avenue, Cenar was underneath the trailer, the bicycle she had been riding...
  • Michigan freshman Austin Hatch shares special bond with John Beilein

    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein putting his left arm around Austin Hatch on Wednesday at the Davidson Player Development Center in Ann Arbor symbolized their unique connection. The 61-year-old Beilein and 19-year-old Hatch are now that close,...
  • 'Life Itself' has passion in syndication

    'Life Itself' has passion in syndication
    ***1/2 (out of four) As a Chicago film critic and fellow University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumnus, it almost goes without saying that my review of “Life Itself,” acclaimed documentarian Steve James’ (“Hoop Dreams”)...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • 2nd victim of baseball bat attack tells her story

    2nd victim of baseball bat attack tells her story
    On an afternoon in April 2010, three detectives walked into Stacy Jurich's hospital room. They carried a black plastic bag and told her they had some things they needed her to identify. On a hospital tray, they spread a half-dozen pieces of makeup....
  • Wheelchair hoops is 'about being a leader'

    Wheelchair hoops is 'about being a leader'
    After a gunshot wound in 2009 left him in need of a wheelchair, Leo Leyva thought his life was over. "I didn't want to talk to nobody after my injury," the 23-year-old said. Now he's got a whole new lease on life. The Logan Square resident and...
  • Kirk gives 1st Senate speech after stroke, backs bill against anti-gay bias

    Kirk gives 1st Senate speech after stroke, backs bill against anti-gay bias
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, in his first speech from the Senate floor since suffering a major stroke in January 2012, urged his colleagues Monday to support a measure to ban workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender...
  • Joliet-area man charged with arson in explosion that leveled home

    Joliet-area man charged with arson in explosion that leveled home
    A man found in July in the wreckage of the home he had shared with his missing girlfriend before she disappeared was arrested today as he left the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and charged with arson in the explosion, authorities said. James J....
  • Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014

     Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014
    Wesley M. Dixon Jr., a pharmaceutical executive, over the years chaired the boards of leading arts, health and educational institutions in the Chicago area, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. "Wes was the most important businessperson in...