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Take As Directed

By Neil MacKinnon & Rhonda Church

A detailed account of how to navigate Canada's health care system?especially in relation to medication safety?this is a firsthand description of the inner workings of the nation's doctor's offices, pharmacies, hospitals, and more. This definitive resource outlines the current ... Read more

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

By Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller

 

This practical handbook will equip readers with the tools to have meaningful conversations about death and dying

Death is a part of life. We used to understand this, and in the past, loved ones generally died at home with family around them. But in just a few generations, death ... Read more

The Age of Fentanyl

By Brodie Ramin

Ottawa Book Award 2021 — Shortlisted • The Donner Prize 2020 — Shortlisted • Speaker's Book Award 2020 — Shortlisted Is there a way to end North America’s opioid epidemic?
“A fascinating, wise, and humane analysis of one of the most pressing health challenges of ... Read more

The Cure of Folly

By Gordon Warme

Both witty and thought-provoking, this book offers a colorful history of one man`s experience in the psychiatric profession. Observations and insights about particular cases, conditions, and aspects of the field abound in this highly enjoyable book.

The Killer's Henchman

By Stephen Gowans

Summer 2021, the novel coronavirus is scything through populations worldwide. WHO Director-General announces the pandemic will end "when the world chooses to end it. We have all the tools we need: proven public health and social measures; rapid and accurate diagnostics; effective ... Read more

The Prostate

By Yosh Taguchi

The mere mention of the prostate gland is enough to make men cringe. Long a taboo subject, the walnut-sized man gland can cause mental anguish, emotional aggravation, bitterness, and anger. The prostate often affects everything from sexual performance to male ego-strength. When ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries

By Jonathan Gelber, M.D., M.S.

 

Essential advice for fans and fighters

MMA is one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries offers professional and amateur fighters and fans alike the sound professional advice they need to prevent and treat injuries, ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries

By Jonathan Gelber, M.D., M.S.

 

Essential advice for fans and fighters

MMA is one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries offers professional and amateur fighters and fans alike the sound professional advice they need to prevent and treat injuries, ... Read more

The Water Lover

By (artist) Patrick Allaby

A powerful tale of thirst, illness, and obsession

Patrick is almost finished university when his life turns upside down. It begins innocently enough, with a newly developed appreciation for the taste of water. His love of water quickly becomes an obsession, and before long, Patrick ... Read more

The Woman Who Swallowed a Toothbrush

By Rob Myers, M.D.

 

Drawing from real medical journal cases, a doctor shares true stories about strange symptoms and perplexing patients

Those in the medical profession know that sometimes the cases that come into emergency rooms or doctor’s offices can be highly unusual — and depending on ... Read more