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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

Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View

Doctors in Denial

Why Big Pharma and the Canadian Medical Profession are Too Close for Comfort

Examines the relationship between the Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry, and explains how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of … 344 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 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

Medicare

Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

Out Loud

Essays on Mental Illness, Stigma & Recovery

Out Loud is a collection of more than fifty essays by people affected by mental illness. There are essays by those who have experienced mental illness themselves, by family and friends, by … 240 View

Pilgrim Souls

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

This memoir focuses on an experience all of us dread. Pat Lotz was an accomplished author and editor, active in her community, and a loving wife and mother. She succumbed to dementia which was … 224 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

Sick and Tired

Health and Safety Inequalities

Bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts from the fields of labour studies, public health, ergonomics, epidemiology, sociology and law, Sick and Tired examines the … 203 View
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From: Doctors in Denial

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In this personal account Dr. Brian Goldman explains his relationship with Purdue Pharma Canada and how he played a major role as a promoter of OxyContin, for chronic pain, falsely claiming that … 8 $0.80 Add
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Forward

From: Out Loud

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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

From: Pilgrim Souls

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Outlines the purpose of the book, why he wrote it, important information about cargiving, the progress of Pat’s diagnosis, and talks about the hope of the book to inspire, help and give … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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The introduction provides an overview of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic how it may play a role in the adoption of basic income. 6 $0.60 Add