Category Archives: Health

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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Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal? (34)

This is a wonderful novel by Jeanette Winterson!  She is a bestselling author and published a much-loved novel entitled Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. This novel is a story about a quest to be happy. Who doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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In the Slender Margin (10)

This is a wonderful book about a difficult topic that is fitting for our time in medicine. On May 31st, 2016, in Ontario, Bill C-14, the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill has been passed.  So, we need to be vigilant about matters of … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Loved One Dies? (7)

This is a wonderful book about how to talk to kids about dying. Kids have such a difficult time understanding death. It can be difficult for them to know why grandma was here yesterday but is no longer here. In … Continue reading

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Noni Speaks Up (131)

This is a wonderful picture book with a great message for kids. It is written by Heather Hartt-Sussman and illustrated by Genevieve Cote.  It is a book that must be read by all kids 3 to 8, especially girls. Noni … Continue reading

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