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  • ArtFutura

    ArtFutura
    The 10th Annual ArtFutura will be held Thursday May 31, 2012 at in the Ryan Family Atrium of Northwestern's Lurie Center (303 E. Superior) just two blocks from Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibit, a juried art exhibition benefitting the...
  • 17-year-old teen fighting for her life after tragic accident

    17-year-old teen fighting for her life after tragic accident
    LAPORTE COUNTY -- A harsh reminder that life can change in an instant: 17-year-old Lauren Pokuta of LaPorte County is fighting for her life after she was injured in a car accident. Right now she's in a vegetative state at a rehab hospital in Chicago but...
  • My Pet World: Therapy dog Lucy lived to make people laugh, smile

    "Wha hoo," said Lucy, our miniature Australian Shepherd, as she walked into the gymnasium-sized room at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Lucy spent eight years at RIC, under the direction of medical professionals, helping stroke, spinal cord...
  • New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline

    New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline
    Does a good cause inevitably lead to good architecture? It's a touchy subject, especially when you're taking the measure of a building, like the new Ronald McDonald House in Chicago, which provides convenient, caring lodging for families that have a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Malaria: Four limbs lost, and then a road to recovery

    Malaria: Four limbs lost, and then a road to recovery
    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....
  • Choosing a chiropractor

    Choosing a chiropractor
    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...