Health Care

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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

Scandinavian Common Sense

Policies to Tackle Social Inequalities in Health

When some claim austerity is the only answer to today’s economic woes, a close look at the best practices in Scandinavia and Finland gives pause for thought. Cited as models for their … ; ; 192 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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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
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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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Introduction

From: The Care We Dream Of

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What if queer and trans people loved going to the doctor, dreaming together and demanding more? This book is about merging the practical with liberatory imaginings about what queer and trans … 23 $2.30 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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seed

From: The Care We Dream Of

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An invocation of memoir in prose and poetry, and a mediation, the author writes: Beloved, you already hold the seed to whatever healing you seek. 7 $0.70 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