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Helping Hannah: 3-D printer to the rescue

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January 16, 2014
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Children with neuromuscular diseases, like muscular dystrophy, have a hard time moving their arms and doing basic things like eating, playing, or hugging their loved ones. Now, a new 3-D printed exoskeleton is helping these kids move in ways they never thought possible.


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