Books tagged: Medical

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Four Umbrellas

By June Hutton & Tony Wanless

A writing couple searches for answers when Alzheimer's causes one of them to lose the place where stories come from — memory.

At the age of fifty-three, Tony walks away from a life of journalism and into an unknown future. June is forty-eight, a writer and teacher, and over ... Read more

Her Name Was Margaret

By Denise Davy

At age eighteen, Margaret Jacobson was admitted to the Ontario Hospital, later renamed the Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital. Years later, she died homeless and alone in the city. With meticulous research and deep compassion Denise Davy has pieced together Margaret’s story – ... Read more

Home Safe

By Mitchell Consky

During a pandemic lockdown full of pyjama dance parties, life talks, and final goodbyes, a family helps a father die with dignity.

In April 2020, journalist Mitchell Consky received bad news: his father was diagnosed with a rare and terminal cancer, with less than two months ... Read more

Kid Rex

By Laura Moisin

Kid Rex is the story of one woman’s struggle to overcome anorexia. After knowing other friends with anorexia and being baffled by their behavior (often wondering, ?Why doesn’t she just eat?!”) Moisin suddenly found herself prone to the same disease, not eating at all and ... Read more

Loving Large

By Patti M. Hall

If not me, then who will save my child? A mother must confront the unthinkable when her son is diagnosed with a rare medical condition.

Patti M. Hall’s life is pitched into an abyss of uncertainty when a golf ball–sized tumour is discovered in her teenage son’s head and ... Read more

Malaria Memoirs

By Zul Premji

Zul Premji’s passion has been science and its use for the benefit of his fellow citizens. From a background of abject poverty in a village in Tanzania, he rose to become a laboratory technician, a medical doctor, and finally a malaria expert and professor of pathology in a ... Read more

Malaria Memoirs

By Zul Premji

Zul Premji's passion has been science and its use for the benefit of his fellow citizens. From a background of abject poverty in a village in Tanzania, he rose to become a laboratory technician, a medical doctor, and finally a malaria expert and professor of pathology in a public ... Read more

Micro Miracle

By Amy Boyes

Micro Miracle is the moving account of a first-time mother whose expectations of childbirth and parenting are dramatically altered when she gives birth sixteen weeks prematurely to Madeline. Weighing just over a pound, with eyes fused shut, and thin, fragile skin, Madeline could ... Read more