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Elgin Man Waiting For 4th Kidney Transplant In 30 Years

An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2013

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. talks to reporters about his son, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who resigned from Congress on Nov. 21, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Rev. Jackson: Jesse Jr. ‘Has Fought Gallantly’ During Illness

Rev. Jesse Jackson said Wednesday that his son Jesse Jackson Jr.’s decision to resign from Congress has caused “a great sense of pain” for his family, but he said they’ve been encouraged by all the support they’ve received from the public.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois)

Jackson Jr.’s Colleagues In Congress Add To Pressure For Answers

Several members of Illinois’s congressional delegation have joined the growing chorus of voices pressuring U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) to speak out about his ongoing medical and legal troubles.

CBS 2–11/15/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jackson Jr. Avoiding Spotlight By Staying In Minnesota

A day after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left his second stint at the Mayo Clinic, a source close to the Jackson family said the congressman was still in Rochester, Minn., in an effort to avoid the spotlight.

CBS 2–11/14/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. Checks Out Of Mayo Clinic; Feds Reportedly Investigating Wife

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota on Tuesday, after a second stint there to be treated for bipolar disorder.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr smokes a cigar while leaving his house on Oct. 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Votes By Absentee Ballot, No Event On Election Day

Jesse Jackson Jr.’s publicist says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot.

11/01/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. Voted Absentee; Won’t Hold Election Day Event

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s publicist says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot.

10/31/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr smokes a cigar while leaving his house on Oct. 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Checks Back Into Mayo Clinic

The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his congressman son has checked back into the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation.

10/23/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Back To Mayo Clinic For Treatment

Embattled Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. received a show of support from two of his U.S. House colleagues Monday as he prepared to go back to the Mayo Clinic for continuing mental health treatment.

10/22/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Jackson Jr. Returning To Mayo Clinic

Sources said Friday that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is planning to return to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, as he continues treatment for bipolar disorder.

10/19/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson Says His Son Is Not Ready To Return To Congress

The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his son will not be ready to return to Congress in the immediate future.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Jackson Released From Mayo Clinic

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been released from the Mayo Clinic.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr., who is received treatment for depression at Mayo Clinic, meets with U.S. House colleague Dennis Kucinich. (courtesy: Dennis Kucinich's Office)

Jackson Jr. Gets Another Visit At Mayo Clinic

This time, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich stops by the medical facility where Jackson is being treated for Bipolar II Disorder.

08/20/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr., left, meets with his friend, Patrick Kennedy, during a visit at the Mayor Clinic, where Jackson is being treated for Bipolar II Disorder. (Patrick Kennedy)

Friend Of Jackson Jr. Offers Status Report On Congressman’s Treatment For Depression

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is in a “deep” depression and has “a lot of work” ahead of him on the road to recovery, former Rhode Island U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says.

08/16/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayo Clinic: Congressman Jackson Has Bipolar Disorder

The Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has provided a new update on their treatment of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), revealing the congressman is being treated for bipolar disorder.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Report: Rep. Jackson Has Considered Ending Political Career

It appears that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been thinking about his political future since he has been in the hospital.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jackson Senior Speaks Out On Congressman’s Condition

Several experts in psychiatry tell the Associated Press that a complicating physical illness may have arisen during the treatment of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. for depression. But the congressman’s father, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, won’t confirm it.

07/28/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Jackson At Mayo Clinic For Depression, Internal Disorder

A statement Friday from the Mayo Clinic represents the most specific information to date about the medical issues plaguing the embattled South Side congressman.

07/27/2012

Harmon Killebrew

Killebrew To Stop Treatment For Cancer

Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew was diagnosed with esophageal cancer back in December. On Friday, he announced that has settled in for the final days of his life saddening friends and fans of the former Minnesota Twin.

05/13/2011

Harmon Killebrew

Hall of Famer Killebrew Diagnosed With Cancer

Harmon Killebrew announced today, via a statement released by the Minnesota Twins that he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

12/30/2010