Rose Perry’s 24-year-old son, Ronald, died on May 16, after suffering a stroke, but it turned out he was the perfect kidney donor for his mother, who was suffering kidney failure.
If you or someone you love is recovering from a stroke, don’t wait to make these healthy changes.
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Don’t let what you don’t know hurt you, or someone you love. Learning how strokes vary between the sexes can make all the difference.
Strokes occur without prior warning and are earmarked by the sudden occurrence of one or more symptoms. If you suspect that you or someone else is having a stroke, here’s what to look for.
If you or someone you love has had a stroke, the word “hope” may not be the first thing that comes to mind. While challenging, stroke recovery is possible. Work and commitment will be necessary, but if a high quality of life after a stroke is your goal, here are some facts that will help you or your loved one regain independence.
The number of people dying from strokes in Illinois has been dropping but health officials say the numbers should be much better.
The Republican from Highland Park, who suffered a stroke in January 2012, attended a round-table discussion at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with Chicago-area stroke researchers. He emphasized the importance of funding National Institutes of Health research.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine visits with Mark Kirk in Washington and asks: How’s it going?
Senator Mark Kirk was in Chicago Sunday to outline what he calls his “stroke agenda” before climbing a stairway at the Willis Tower as part of a fundraiser for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. That’s where the Highland Park Republican underwent physical therapy after suffering a stroke in 2012.
Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered a 180-degree turn following a CBS 2 report on the plight of a young medical patient.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.
Greeted by applause from fellow members of Congress and a crowd of onlookers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) returned to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, climbing the 45 steps of the Capitol Building one at a time.
A day before he returns to Congress, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the stroke he suffered last January “was a gift from God,” because of the people he’s met during his rehabilitation, and “the inner faith that I developed.”
It has been nearly a year since U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk suffered a major stroke. This week, Kirk will finally head back to the Senate, and get back to work.
Nearly a year after a stroke left him barely able to move the left side of his body, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is expected to climb the 45 steps to the Senate’s front door this week — a walk that’s significant not just for Illinois’ junior senator, but also for medical researchers and hundreds of thousands of stroke patients.
The Illinois Republican spent about a half-hour meeting with aides on Thursday in advance of his anticipated return to work when the new Congress convenes on Jan. 3.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a major stroke a year ago that required months of intense physical and speech rehabilitation, will return to work in Washington on Jan. 3, aides said Thursday.
Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka remained at a north suburban hospital on Saturday after he suffering a minor stroke on Friday, but Da Coach told the Sun-Times from his hospital room: “I’m doing fine.”
Legendary former Bears coach Mike Ditka tells the Chicago Tribune he suffered what he characterized as a “very minor stroke” Friday.