Category Archives: Health

DNA Is not Destiny by Steven J. Heine (237)

This is a brand new book that I found in my local library on the new book’s shelf.  I am SO glad that I read it! So many of us believe that if we have parents who are prone to … Continue reading

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Save Your Mind: Seven Rules to Avoid Dementia by Dr. Antoine Hakim (230)

With dementia and Alzheimer’s increasing at a rapid rate in Canada and the US, this book is an important contribution to the health of Canadians. The positive message is that it is possible to avoid dementia if only we follow … Continue reading

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The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes (152)

A brand new month and a brand new review!  How nice.  And it is a nonfiction book that I loved reading. It is about how sugar is harming us and how it has become the new health threat. This book … Continue reading

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Good Medicine by Philip Hebert (117)

This is a wonderful nonfiction book about the art of ethical care in Canada.  Given our culture of death and euthanasia, it can be difficult to maintain our values as Canadians. This book discusses all the ethics that are involved … Continue reading

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The Autism Story by Dr. June Pimm (95)

This is an important book about an important topic–Autism. Given that there are so many autistic children now, it is important for all of us to become more aware of what the condition is about and how to overcome some … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Foods for Life by Leslie Beck (65)

Coronary heart disease kills more Canadians than any other disease. What’s more, the majority of Canadians–eight out of ten–have at least one risk factor for developing it, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, type 2 diabetes, smoking, physical … Continue reading

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The Outside Circle (37)

This is a graphic novel with serious overtones and themes. It is a book that will be enjoyed by readers who have to face a lot of harsh realities with drug use and addiction. It is a book that is … Continue reading

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