Health Care

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About Canada: Health & Illness 2nd Edition

Most Canadians believe that their experiences of health and illness are shaped by genetics, medical care and lifestyle choices. Governments, the media and disease associations reinforce this … 192 View

Care and Consequences

The Impact of Health Care Reform

Over the past decade health care in Canada has shifted from a cure-care model to a business model. Disguised behind talk of community, care closer to home, consumer choice, patient rights, … 325 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

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

Losing me, While Losing You

Caregivers Share Their Experiences of Supporting Friends and Family with Dementia

Losing Me, While Losing You is a long-needed resource to those providing care for people living with dementia — and for those providing care to the caregivers. In this book, caregivers … ; ; 224 View


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

Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View

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

The Care We Dream Of

Liberatory & Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health

What if you could trust in getting the health care you need in ways that felt good and helped you thrive, felt honoured and valued queer and trans people’s lives, bodies, and expertise? … 352 View

Health of the Population

From: Health and Wealth


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


Health Care Reform and its Impact on Canadian Women

From: Care and Consequences


- 10 $1.10 Add


From: Take Back the Tray


- 16 $1.60 Add


From: Losing me, While Losing You


This chapter contextualizes the book by providing historical and demographic details about dementia. ; ; 13 $1.30 Add


From: Medicare


Gives a definition of Medicare so as to pinpoint the difference between the term in Canada and the US, a brief history of Medicare in Canada, outlines the conference in 2007 that led to this book. ; 7 $0.70 Add