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Exoskeleton helps make walking possible again

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Being able to stand and walk again is a dream for thousands of paralyzed Georgians, and researchers at the University of Houston say we may be one step closer to that dream.  That's thanks to a robotic device that you can control with your mind.

FOX Medical Team reporter Beth Galvin explains.  Click on the video above to watch her story.

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