Twenty-first Century Books, 2014. 96 pages
Middle School: 7-8
CML Juvenile Non-Fiction: R853.H8 W58 2014
At some point in the process, every new advance in medical understanding, procedure, or treatment comes through work done on an actual human being, which means a risk of some sort with the potential for a great reward. The issue is: how and when is it okay to use people as test subjects? The problem is: when a scientist or doctor doesn't take ethics into consideration, advances come at the expense of people's freedom, dignity, happiness, or lives.