Dr. Richard Fessler

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Upgraded To Good Condition

More than two weeks after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has been upgraded to good condition and doctors said he will soon begin rehabilitation.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk Continuing To Make Progress After Stroke

Doctors said U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was continuing to make progress after suffering a stroke more than a week ago and undergoing at least two surgeries to relieve swelling on his brain.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk ‘Alert And Responsive’ After Latest Stroke Operation

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is described as alert and responsive after another operation to relieve swelling in his brain, after he suffered a stroke last weekend.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk ‘Doing Better Than Expected’ After Stroke

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Northwestern Memorial Gives Second Recipient Stem Cell Transplant

A second person became the recipient of a human embryonic stem cell transplant for those who suffer spinal cord injuries.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011