Science, Medicine, and Animals

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Science, Medicine, and Animals CONTENTS     Preface   1     Introduction   3      SIDEBAR: Why Use Animals?   5     A Theory of Germs   7      SIDEBAR: Overcoming Disease   8     Vaccines   9      SIDEBAR: Penguins!   12     Understanding Epilepsy   13     Surgical Advancements   17     Cancer Therapies   18     The Concept of Basic Research   20     Safety Testing   21      SIDEBAR: Cruelty Free   28     Regulation of Animal Research   29     Continuing Efforts to More Efficiently Use Laboratory Animals   37      SIDEBAR: The 3 Rs in Action   39     Conclusion   40     Resources and Web Links   41