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.


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.



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., citing unnamed sources, says Urlacher underwent two […]


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.


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.


Court Case Graphic

Suit: Man Injected With Clothing Dye During Angiogram

The attorney for the man who was mistakenly injected with a green dye normally used for clothing during a procedure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2010 called the event “a fiasco” and could not understand how no one in the operating room at the time thought to question what Elijah Goodwin was being given.


Ben Smith #28 of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck against the New York Islanders at the United Center on December 2, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Islanders 5-4 in a shootout.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hawks’ Smith Out For Season With Hernia, Hip Injury

Blackhawks forward Ben Smith will miss the rest of the season after suffering a hernia and a cartilage tear in his hip.

670 The Score–03/08/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Surgeons Reattach Part Of Sen. Kirk’s Skull

Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk’s skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.


U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Recovering After Stroke, But Could Face Long Road To Recovery

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke over the weekend and has undergone surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

The Esteem hearing device is an implant surgically placed behind the ear to provide what is essntially an invisible hearing aid. (Photo courtesy: Envoy Medical)

‘Esteem’ Device Provides Invisible Hearing Aid

Almost one in five Americans deal with hearing loss and many use hearing aids, but those can be uncomfortable, inconvenient and unreliable. Now there’s a new option.

CBS 2–12/14/2011

Dr. Sherwin Ho

Doctors: Cutler Could Go Back To Playing In 6 Weeks Or Fewer

Most of us could go right back to work if we broke our thumbs, but not so with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Peyton Manning

Rumor: Peyton Manning Done For The Year?

A radio station in Indianapolis is reporting a rumor that Colts’ quarterback Peyton Manning had a third surgery this week and is out for the season.


Children with flat feet can experience hip and knee pain. (CBS)

Joint, Back Pain Traced To Flat Feet During Childhood

Your aching back, knee-problems and chronic hip pain may trace back to when you were a kid.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011


Amateur Operation On Dog Leads To Animal Cruelty Charge

Stewart Gibbs of the West Loop apparently thought he was smart enough to perform surgery on his dog without training – and while apparently drunk – but he ended up getting arrested on an animal cruelty charge.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Troy Brouwer

Brouwer Has Successful Shoulder Surgery

On Tuesday, Chicago Blackhawks forward Troy Brouwer underwent surgery to repair a right shoulder labral tear, the team announced on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Jake Peavy

Peavy Set To Return To White Sox Wednesday

Jake Peavy is returning to the starting lineup for the White Sox Wednesday, 10 months after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley Released From Hospital After Surgery

Chicago’s First Lady Maggie Daley is back home after a 10-day stay in the hospital that included surgery.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Bryan Bickell

Bickell Undergoes Hand Surgery

Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell underwent hand surgery to repair a tendon lacerated during Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011