U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Promotes Stroke Research Funding, Treatments

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.


Diet drugs shipping from overseas can contain ingredients that may cause stroke, or even death. (CBS)

Health Warning Over Foreign Diet Pills, Coffee, Dried Fruit

Diet pills. Special coffee. Even certain dried fruit. All of these products are supposed to help you lose weight.


Telemedicine System

Computer Helps Doctors At Rush Treat Strokes From Miles Away

CHICAGO (CBS) — We use computers to chat with our friends and families, but how about to save lives? As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, it’s happening right now in our area. Stroke patient Jerry […]

CBS 2–04/12/2011