Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA marketing firm has announced it is awarding its non-smoking employees six more vacation days to make up for the breaks smokers take.
Oldest Animal At Brookfield Zoo Receives Two Successful SurgeriesThe veterinary staff of the Chicago Zoological Society, along with a board-certified veterinary dentist and an orthopedic surgeon conducted Thursday two operations on Ramar, a 49-year-old western lowland gorilla - one for dental problems and one for knee arthritis.
Advocate Doctors Help African Baby Born With Four Legs, Two SpinesA 10-month-old girl from West African underwent a unique surgery earlier this month at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, after she was born with four legs and two spines.
Baby's Tumor Found By Accident, Innovative Procedure Saves HimIt's going to be a good new year for Giovanni Kaczmarek. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois Twins Conjoined At Head Separated After Surgery In NYBaby brothers from Illinois who were born conjoined at the top of their heads face a long road to recovery after they were separated by surgeons in New York overnight.
Terri Hemmert Getting By With A Little Help From Her FriendsThe beloved WXRT disc jockey and Beatles authority, who is taking some time off for cancer surgery and recovery, has been lifted by well wishes. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Complicated Surgery Straightens Man's Back Six Years After Breaking SpineA Chicago man who broke his neck in an accident in 2009 has begun standing upright, and walking for the first time in years.
2 Investigators: Object Left Inside Woman For Years After SurgeryShe wants to know how this could happen and how it could go undiagnosed for years - leaving her in constant pain.
Angelina Jolie Shares Decision to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes
Medical Pilot Program Uses 'Fitbits' To Monitor PatientsCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports wrist-fastened devices are not just for exercise anymore.
Surgeons At Comer Children's Hospital Work For Free To Fix Kids’ Birth Defects, Deformities A former White Sox player and plastic surgeons at Comer Children's Hospital are helping some local kids get life-changing procedures today.