Write by Fire
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Write by Fire

Smart Medicine

Why those Gloves and that Mask Aren’t Actually Protecting You

The real protection comes from the when and how you put them on and take them off

As a professional firefighter and paramedic, I used latex and nitrile gloves routinely for years.



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Timothy Key

Retired from fire service after 26 years. Writer and world traveler. I believe compassion, grace and gratitude are contagious and should be spread liberally.