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Healthy Living: 3D Printing For Medicine

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When you think of 3D, you think movies and video games.

But researchers are using 3D printing to customize medical implants and to grow body parts.  

The team hopes in the next five to ten years the research will become a medical reality.

Tonight in Healthy Living, we have look at three new breakthroughs that could change medicine in the future.  
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