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Deep Water Dream Blog

Having just completed my second book, Deep Water Dream, as well as a second edition of my first book, A Doctor’s Quest, I am reflecting on the process of creating a book. It feels a bit like the Indigenous carvers, who take a piece of wood or soapstone, and listen to it to slowly understand what they are to create. Writing is a craft like that, the ongoing refinement, reordering, restructuring, and adding of sudden new insights that change the shape of what you are writing.

Honouring Dr.O with Beth Bruder

Posted on December 13 by Kyle

Growing up in Belleville, Ontario close to Tyendinega, Mohawk country, it was not until I went to high school and met the students from Tyendinega that I was aware of this First Nation so close by. Even then I knew little of Mohawk culture or their contribution to Canada. History taught in 1960s Ontario high schools was British, American and little else. A missed opportunity.

A migraine is more than just a headache, it's actually a complex neurological disorder. How scary is it then that migraines are the third most common disease in the world? While there is no one-size-fits all treatment for migraines, here are some doctor-given advice to dealing with your average migraine.

  1. 1) Be proactive, learn about migraines. You are the main manager of your own brain!
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Interview with Marc Dauphin, author of Combat Doctor thumbnail

Today Marc Dauphin, author of Comabt Doctor, which is about his time as an emergency room doctor at a combat hospital in Kandahar, talks with us about his first book, and what his current project is.

Caitlyn: What was your first publication?

Marc: My first publication was L'anneau de Gabriele the first of a series of seven novels about a German family from the end of WWI, throughout WWII, and the post-war years.

A Word from the Editor: Allison on Combat Doctor thumbnail

**This blog post is from Allison, Senior Editor**

What goes on inside the mind of a trauma specialist as he fights to save his patients’ lives?

Marc Dauphin was a civilian ER doctor and had been a reservist for twenty-seven years when he was recalled to serve in uniform again. His first posting was in Germany, where he helped to stabilize wounded Canadian soldiers before sending them home. The next year he was in Afghanistan, serving as what would be the last Canadian Officer Commanding at the NATO-run Kandahar Role 3 Multinational Hospital.