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At 30, Monifa Thomas was a health and medicine reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times. Not long after she passed a complete physical, Monifa had a stroke and was paralyzed on her right side and had great difficulty speaking. We revisit the story of her recovery and return to her medical beat.

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At 30, Monifa Thomas was a health and medicine reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times. Not long after she passed a complete physical, Monifa had a stroke and was paralyzed on her right side and had great difficulty speaking. We revisit the story of her recovery, return to her medical beat. 

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At 30, Monifa Thomas was a health and medicine reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times. Not long after she passed a complete physical, Monifa had a stroke and was paralyzed on her right side and had great difficulty speaking. We have the story of her recovery, return to her medical beat. 

Chiropractic Neck Manipulations

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Can chiropractic neck manipulations lead to strokes? We have some of your thoughts in tonight's Viewer Feedback.

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Can neck manipulations done by chiropractors lead to strokes? An article published in The Washington Post examines this risk. We discuss the issue. Read an interview.

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Sen. Mark Kirk

Sen. Mark Kirk released a YouTube video on Tuesday showing clips of his physical rehabilitation program and recovery following a stroke he suffered in January.

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Sen. Mark Kirk

Three months after his stroke, information about Sen. Mark Kirk's condition remains closely guarded. Should voters know more about the senator's progress and when he might return to the office? Carol Marin and her guests discuss the issue.

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Sen. Mark Kirk

Sen. Mark Kirk's surgeon had encouraging words today. The senator remains in intensive care, recovering from a stroke. We hear from two doctors about what's next.

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Sen. Mark Kirk

Sen. Mark Kirk is in intensive care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after suffering a stroke. Doctors give the senator mixed chances for a full recovery. Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

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