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BLEED

By Tracey Lindeman

 

“A brilliant, blistering read. ” — Heather O’Neill, author of When We Lost Our Heads

A scorching examination of how we treat endometriosis today

Have you ever been told that your pain is imaginary? That feeling better just takes yoga, CBD oil, and the blood of a unicorn ... Read more

Comfort Heart

By Carol Ann Cole
With Anjali Kapoor

A memoir by the woman known as the Comfort Heart Lady. The story of the founder of the Comfort Heart Initiative is as inspiring as the power of the Comfort Hearts themselves. Carol Ann Cole was born in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, and at the age of 18 left to find a career ... Read more

Conspiracy of Hope

By Renée Pellerin

An explosive book that exposes the truth about breast cancer screening.

For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet many scientists say that this is in fact not true. Conspiracy of Hope reveals how breast cancer screening was introduced in the US before ... Read more

From the Voices of Nurses

With Marilyn Beaton

Thirty-three nurses who graduated before 1950 were interviewed about nursing in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Their nursing experiences cover a 60 year period and the stories reflect the nurses' perceptions and feelings about the nursing school experience, ... Read more

Heavy Flow

By Amanda Laird

Finalist for the 2020 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Nonfiction

What do you know about your menstrual cycle?

Your menstrual cycle is your fifth vital sign — a barometer of health and wellness that is as telling as your pulse or blood pressure. Yet most of us see our periods as ... Read more

My Handy Little Health Journal

By Mary Anne Alton & Tania Craan

Whether at home, work, or traveling, My Handy Little Health Journal is every woman’s personal wellness assistant, allowing her to track, record, and keep reminders in the palm of her hand. The average woman visits a medical professional six to 10 times a year, but her responsibility ... Read more