Research scientist Jan Andrysek of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto designed a low-cost artificial knee, winning a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada, one of 15 awarded to Canada's "rising stars in global health."
Panama City -
Over six years ago while on vacation at Cape Sand Blas, about 50 miles southeast of Panama City, Florida, Craig Hutto, then aged 16, was fishing in waist-deep water about 60 feet from shore with his brother when he was attacked by a bull shark.
A man was charged with stealing three endangered iguanas from Fiji and smuggling them into United States in his prosthetic leg. He said he has smuggled them in the past and put them in a special compartment in his prosthetic leg.
A routine search of Thomas Zimmerman's cell resulted in the discovery of tobacco hidden inside Tom's prosthetic leg. Guards seized the leg, and began tossing it around, eventually dropping it and breaking it. Tom has filed a lawsuit - "Fix My Leg"