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  • 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's condition after stroke is closely guarded

    Kirk's condition after stroke is closely guarded
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a major stroke a month ago, is recovering quietly, with careful limits on both his visitors and information about his condition. Kirk, 52, is being treated at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago after...
  • Yoga offers benefits for people with special needs

    Yoga offers benefits for people with special needs
    Erin Feeney capped off her 19th birthday celebration with a huge accomplishment that still makes her smile. For the first time in her life, she was able to blow out her birthday candle. On Nov. 11 last year, when she turned 20, she did it again. "Not...
  • 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 “...
  • First photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk since stroke is released

    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 Chicago, where he is undergoing treatment. The photo was the first released publicly showing Kirk after he...
  • $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...
  • Kirk home from hospital for first time since stroke

    Kirk home from hospital for first time since stroke
    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...
  • Kirk leaves rehab center

    Kirk leaves rehab center
    Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a major stroke in January, has left the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and will continue treatment there as an outpatient, his family and an aide said Thursday. "We are happy to say … Mark has progressed to the...
  • Sen. Kirk releases video showing his rehabilitation after stroke

    Sen. Kirk releases video showing his rehabilitation after stroke
    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-...
  • Kirk releases video of stroke rehabilitation

    Kirk releases video of stroke rehabilitation
    On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., released a video outlining the progress of his recovery after suffering from an ischemic stroke in January. In a news release, Kirk expresses his deep gratitude to the people of Illinois for allowing him the...
  • Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants

    Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants
    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,...