Study Finds Surgery Often Not Needed For Appendicitis; Antibiotics Can Work InsteadFive years after treatment with antibiotics, almost two-thirds of patients hadn't had another attack.
Man Disfigured In Hunting Accident Becomes World's Oldest Face Transplant RecipientThe 30-hour operation took place four months ago and involved more than 100 specialists and health professionals, including doctors, nurses, and many other personnel.
Surgeon Removed Woman's Kidney By Mistake, Lawsuit ClaimsAn Iowa woman is suing her doctor after he allegedly removed her kidney instead of another body part during surgery in 2016.
Chicago-Born Bishop Who Preached At Royal Wedding Has SurgeryHis fiery sermon at the May 19 royal wedding offered a contrast to the more solemn Anglican style that many guests were used to.
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.