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Artificial Limbs Company Defends Their Quality

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French surgeons have fitted 650 people with replacement hips that had not been certified as meeting European standards, it emerged Thursday in a case with echoes of a scandal over faulty breast implants. The company making the artificial limbs says they are of high quality.

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Limbless Veteran Receives Double Arm Transplant

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AP (Feb. 3, 2014) — When a retired Texas truck driver and animal lover heard about a calf unable to walk because of frostbitten legs, she wanted to help. The calf is now walking with a pair of prosthetic limbs and is getting a new home. (Feb. 3) Video provided by AP
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