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Students Use 3-D Printer To Make Patient A Prosthetic Hand

A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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Rescued Calf Gets New High-Tech Prosthetics

Hero became what may be the nation’s only double-amputee calf with prosthetics on Wednesday when fitted for a new pair of high-tech devices attached to its back legs.

05/22/2014

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“White-Eye” Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In Children

Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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Irving Center Fits Amputees With App To Program Bionic Hands

Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to North Texas when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands, but after being fitted with a new prosthetic i-limb at Advanced Arm Dynamics in Irving that’s not necessary.

05/03/2013

Crowley mother, Jennifer Clark, chose to amputate her leg three years ago.  Now she is a triathlete and headed to the Para-Triathlon World Championships.
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Amputee Mom To Compete For World Title

Three years ago, a North Texas mother made a life altering choice, that would be gut wrenching for most anyone. Now she has a chance to become a world champion.

CBS 11–09/14/2012

Midnite the Horse and his new owner, Bob Williams.

Horse’s Life Turned Around By Rare Prosthetic Leg

Midnite, a four-year-old miniature horse, has a past as dark as his name. He was brought to Ranch Hand Rescue in Argyle suffering from abuse and neglect, but he now has a bright future.

CBSDFW.COM–03/23/2011

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Miniature Horse Fitted With Prosthetic Leg In Argyle

A miniature horse born without most of his right rear leg now acts like he’s born to run, thanks to a new prosthetic leg.

03/23/2011

Natalie Hudson, 16, from Coppell High School uses this customized prosthetic to help her perform with the school's colorguards. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Coppell Teen Gets Helping Hand From Prosthetic

Natalie Hudson was born without a hand, but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her passion.

02/23/2011