DYK: petroleum products help save lives

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about something made from petroleum? Pacemakers? Medications? Childproof pill cases? Probably not.

But many products made from crude oil and natural gas, such as plastic, are found throughout the healthcare industry.

From helping to save lives in the operating room to ensuring that we remain healthy in our daily lives, the medical industry relies heavily on these products, using them in equipment like pacemakers, MRI machines and monitors, to name a few.

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