Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.
Former Speaker Hastert Hospitalized After StrokeFacing up to 5 years in prison in a hush money case, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been hospitalized the past six weeks after suffering a stroke.
Oak Forest Woman Loses Son, But Gains LifeRose 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.
Healthy Changes To Make When Recovering From A StrokeIf you or someone you love is recovering from a stroke, don’t wait to make these healthy changes.
10 Foods To Help Prevent A StrokeWant to decrease your risk of a stroke? It may be as simple as increasing your fiber intake. Here are 10 powerhouse foods that may help do the trick.
How Strokes Differ For Men And WomenDon’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.
How To Recognize A StrokeStrokes 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.
FAQ: Recovering From A StrokeIf 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.
Doctos Warn Too Many People Dying From Preventable StrokesThe number of people dying from strokes in Illinois has been dropping but health officials say the numbers should be much better.
Kirk Promotes Stroke Research Funding, TreatmentsThe 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.
Two Years After Stroke, Sen. Kirk Making StridesCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine visits with Mark Kirk in Washington and asks: How's it going?
Sen. Kirk Outlines Goal To Get Stroke Victims Back To Work 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.

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