The Opposing Viewpoints series sets the standard and is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro-con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world.
Antibiotics explores issues related to the prescription of antibiotics, including the dangers of overprescribing as well as underprescribing. In addition, it covers the drawbacks and potential benefits of buying antibiotics without a prescription, and presents the best ways to use antibiotics to combat disease. This volume also examines health dangers and benefits related to using antibiotics and looks at acceptable uses of antibiotics in agriculture and its potential impact on crops, animals, and humans.
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