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About Face

Essays on Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies of Addiction in Canada

About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face … 424 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome presents a revolutionary new paradigm, backed by vast science; we’re deeply connected to the biodiversity of nature through our microbiomes — the … ; 387 View
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Take Back the Tray

Revolutionizing Food in Hospitals, Schools, and Other Institutions

Good food generally doesn’t arrive on a tray, but Chef Joshna Maharaj knows that institutional kitchens have the ability to produce good, nourishing food, because she’s been making it … 258 View
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Health of the Population

From: Health and Wealth

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A discussion of Canadian policies and pracices around the promotion of a healthy population in Canada in the 1990s, with context on activities elsewhere in the developed world in the same time period. 22 $2.20 Add
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Introduction

A Meeting of Hearts, Minds and Microbiomes

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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For centuries, humans have seen nature as something we must dominate, conquer, and tame, progressively eroding the natural resilience of ecosystems, with the loss of many species more vulnerable … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

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Introduction

From: About Face

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The Introduction outlines the questions that this anthology seeks to answer: Who suffers from addictions in Canada, How can we better understand addictions, What are the steps forward in the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Good Food Values

From: Take Back the Tray

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My Life is Going Up in Smoke

From: About Face

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The essays in the first section of the book discuss substance abuse. These readings include personal accounts of struggles with addiction in all its forms. The authors in these readings come from … 8 $0.80 Add
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Community Food Centres

Getting Started at The Stop

From: Take Back the Tray

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Dear Alcohol

From: About Face

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The essays in the first section of the book discuss substance abuse. These readings include personal accounts of struggles with addiction in all its forms. The authors in these readings come from … 4 $0.40 Add
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Surviving the Dysbiosphere

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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The international statistics on mental health in developed nations are troubling to say the least. In the United States 25 percent of the adult population reports having a mental illness in a … ; 35 $3.50 Add
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Hospitals

Putting the Hospitality Back into Hospital Food

From: Take Back the Tray

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The Weekend Alcoholic

From: About Face

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The essays in the first section of the book discuss substance abuse. These readings include personal accounts of struggles with addiction in all its forms. The authors in these readings come from … 6 $0.60 Add
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A Moment in Time

From: About Face

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The essays in the first section of the book discuss substance abuse. These readings include personal accounts of struggles with addiction in all its forms. The authors in these readings come from … 5 $0.50 Add