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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
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Oppression

A Social Determinant of Health, 2nd Edition

In this current environment, it is urgent to understand how oppression and health are closely connected. Oppression: A Social Determinant of Health offers a thorough and accessible overview of … 264 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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Foreword

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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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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Preface

From: Oppression

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The preface outlines the aim of this book, which is to reframe health inequities in Canada explicitly within the context of systemic oppression. 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

Doctors in denial: welcome to the comfort zone

From: Doctors in Denial

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Provides an overview of the medical industry in Canada paying particular attention to the influence of the pharmaceutical industry. Outlines and examines critically the different opinions … 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction to Oppression: A Social Determinant of Health

From: Oppression

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This chapter introduces the goals of this book, gives an overview of its contents, and offers definitions for key terms and concepts explored throughout the book. 21 $2.10 Add
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Medicine and industry

a marriage of convenience or a marriage made in heaven?

From: Doctors in Denial

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Outlines how the alliance between the pharmaceutical industry and the medical community developed; economics, Medicare and patents were factors. 15 $1.50 Add
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People and Planet Under Threat: Social, Ecological, and Structural Determinants of Health

From: Oppression

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This chapter explores various oppressive systemic processes that are impacting human and planetary health. 19 $1.90 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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The Policy Challenge

From: Health and Wealth

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Public policy proposals for Canada at the turn of the 21st century that would improve the overall levels of health of the population, and reduce illness and disease, by focusing on the social and … 36 $3.60 Add
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Government, industry and the medical profession

ménage à trois

From: Doctors in Denial

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Describes how the alliance between the medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry developed in the period from the 1960s to 2015. 27 $2.70 Add
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Meet Your Maestro

The Immune System

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Although it is often said that the brain is the final frontier in medicine, we contend that it is actually the immune system. Only now are we beginning to understand the ways in which the immune … ; 34 $3.40 Add