Canadians consume almost one billion aspirin or ASA tablets each year. In this essay, Maureen Littlejohn considers exactly how ASA works and traces its history in medicine.
JOE FIORITO Breakfast in Bed 205
Award-winning columnist Joe Fiorito shares a recipe for popovers and explains why they are perfect fare for breakfast in bed.
DIVISION/CLASSIFICATION: Finding Categories 211
Defining Division/Classification 211
Thinking Critically by Using Division/Classification 213
Reading and Writing Division/Classification Essays 214
Student Essay: Division/Classification at Work 218
Some Final Thoughts on Division/Classification 219
Division/Classification in Review 220
JUDITH WALLERSTEIN and SANDRA BLAKESLEE Second Chances for Children of Divorce 222
Children of divorce often have a difficult time coping with their parents’ separation, but they can return to a happy, well-adjusted life if they accomplish a series of important “tasks” identified in this fascinating essay.
DAVID FOOT Boomers Dance to a New Beat 232
Boom, Bust and Echo, Foot’s best-selling book, explains the effect of demographics on Canadian societal and economic trends. In this essay, Foot gives us an overview of the demographic patterns in Canada and the way they