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Ald. Ed Burke at the Chicago City Council meeting on July 6, 2011. (Rich Hein/ Sun-Times)

Ald. Edward Burke To Have Surgery For Prostate Cancer

Ald. Edward Burke (14th), the longest-serving and most influential member of the Chicago City Council, confirmed Tuesday he is undergoing surgery for prostate cancer this week.

06/24/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

Jordan Mills. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears’ Mills Having Surgery For Foot Injury

General manager Phil Emery announced the injury on Thursday at a team press conference.

01/03/2014

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk (center) waves as he is welcomed by Vice President Joe Biden (left) and colleagues, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (right) and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (far right) on Jan. 3, 2013. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Mark Kirk Has Gallbladder Removed

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk had surgery on Monday to have his gallbladder removed.

12/09/2013

Derrick Rose. (Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Set To Have Surgery Monday

Derrick Rose is set to have surgery Monday to repair a torn meniscus, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters Sunday.

11/24/2013

Deonta Howard Jr. was shot in the cheek when two gunmen opened fire at a park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Sept. 19, 2013. Twelve others were wounded. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Child Injured In Mass Shooting Doing Well After Surgery: Pastor

Deonta Howard was among 13 people wounded late Thursday when an unknown number of people shot up a crowded basketball court with an assault rifle.

09/21/2013

Indiana v Northwestern

Northwestern CB Jones To Have Surgery, Out For Season

Coach Pat Fitzgerald said Monday that Daniel Jones will miss the rest of the year after he was injured in the first half of the Wildcats’ season-opening win at California on Saturday.

09/02/2013

Hannah Warren (Credit: Children's Hospital of Illinois)

Toddler Who Got New Lab-Made Windpipe Dies

A 2-year-old girl who was implanted with a windpipe grown from her own stem cells has died. Hannah Warren, who was born without a windpipe, was the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.

07/08/2013

Mari Medellin. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Alum Celebrates Decision To Insure Sex Change Surgery

Students at UIC covered by the school’s health insurance will have an added benefit come the fall: sex change surgery.

05/29/2013

Hannah Warren (Credit: Children's Hospital of Illinois)

Groundbreaking Surgery Gives Toddler New Windpipe

A toddler has a new chance at life, thanks to groundbreaking surgery, performed a few weeks ago at an Illinois hospital.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

An Erbium laser helps skin rejuvenate itself. (CBS)

Under Laser Procedure, Face Renews Itself With Younger-Looking Skin

As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, the newest generation of laser therapy can take years off your face.

12/24/2012

Derrick Rose.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Could Return Sooner Than Expected To Bulls, Report Suggests

Derrick Rose’s highly anticipated return to the Chicago Bulls could happen sooner than expected, the Sun-Times is reporting.

12/03/2012

Vertigo

Vertigo Strikes Up To 20 Million Americans, Surgery Can Help

Ever have that awful feeling that the room is spinning and it makes you sick? Doctors estimate that vertigo affects about 20 million people and the numbers seem to be on the rise.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

State Rep. Deb Mell lives near an uncompleted building project. (CBS)

Report: Rep. Mell Recovering After Breast Cancer Surgery

Illinois State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) has undergone surgery to for breast cancer and is now recovering, according to published reports Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Report: Urlacher Had Multiple Knee Procedures In Offseason

(CBS) – Brian Urlacher, who had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday, may have quietly undergone multiple procedures in the offseason, according to a media report. CSNChicago.com, citing unnamed sources, says Urlacher underwent two […]

08/16/2012

Wire grills that clean barbecue surfaces can pose a safety risk, doctors say. (CBS)

A Danger Lurks At Your Outdoor Grill

It’s not just bacteria that cooks should worry about. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports on a potential hazard that you may use before grilling.

07/05/2012

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Star Rose Undergoes Surgery To Repair ACL

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has undergone surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

05/12/2012

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