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How the rubber glove was invented | Moments of Vision 4 - Jessica Oreck

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It’s hard to imagine a modern hospital being able to function without rubber gloves — but they weren’t actually invented until 1890. In the fourth installment of our ‘Moments of Vision’ series, Jessica Oreck shares the surprisingly romantic origin of rubber gloves.

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  • Educator Jessica Oreck
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