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Organovo uses 3D printing technology that could one day build made-to-order human organs. (Source: CBS4)

3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts

A biotech firm is on the cutting edge of creating organ tissue outside the human body.

04/13/2014

BOISE, ID - SEPTEMBER 20: Jamar Taylor #5 of the Boise State Broncos celebrates after the Broncos tipped away the BYU Cougars' two pointy attempt at Bronco Stadium on September 20, 2012 in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos won 7-6. (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Cornerback’s Kidneys Help Him Land With Fins

The Miami Dolphins selected cornerback Jamar Taylor with the 54th pick in last weekend’s draft. Taylor was considered one of the top corners available, but a medical red flag may end up benefitting the Dolphins long-term.

CBS Miami–05/01/2013

Former Dolphins WR Mark Duper discusses his recovery from renal cancer surgery. (CBS4)

Former Dolphin Mark Duper Reveals Cancer Battle

Former Miami Dolphins star Mark Duper held a news conference Tuesday to document his recent health battle: renal cancer.

CBS4–01/24/2012

(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Former Fins Star Mark Duper Battling Renal Cancer

Former Miami Dolphins star Mark Duper announced Monday that he is battling cancer.

CBS4–01/23/2012

Darius red is shown here with doctors before leaving for the holiday. (Source: David Sutta)

High School Athlete Awaiting Heart Transplant Goes Home For Holidays

A Florida high school athlete on a heart assist device, and awaiting a heart and kidney transplant, will be going home Friday just in time to celebrate the holidays with his family.

CBS4–12/22/2011

Trent & Mom

Son Gives Mother’s Day Gift Of Life To Mom

Sunday was a very special day for one South Florida mother who is about to receive a life saving gift from one of her children.

CBS4–05/08/2011