The plastics that save lives in every ER

Science & technology

When it comes to health care, you want the best doctor. The same can be said about the tools and instruments medical professionals use to diagnose and treat their patients. From protective gloves to prosthetics, many of these tools are made from plastic, which is derived from oil and gas. Between defending against contamination and delivering life-saving fluids, these plastics make medicine safer, stronger and more affordable. Click on our graphic to learn more about how plastics are helping advance modern medicine.

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