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      An infographic with fun facts about the history of Johnson & Johnson’s surgical sutures

      Sutures: The iconic Johnson & Johnson invention that revolutionized medicine

      To commemorate the month that the company first listed sutures in its 1887 inventory book, we’re unspooling fun facts about the ubiquitous medical innovation.
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      Stitch in time: 18 fascinating facts about the history of sutures

      From their use in Ancient Egypt (really!) to later innovations like topical skin adhesives, sutures have a long history of saving lives—a story Johnson & Johnson’s been part of since the 1800s.