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Adi Kaiuf uses a device called ReWalk to navigate the streets of Yokneam, Israel. The robotic device helps paraplegics walk with the help of braces. (Edmund Sanders / Los Angeles Times)

FDA clears device that helps paraplegics walk

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A device designed by a quadriplegic Israeli entrepreneur to increase his own mobility, and in use already to get wounded U.S. military personnel up and walking again, has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for broad marketing in the United States.


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