Family physician Derek Poteryko of Nanaimo has self-published First You Smoked - Now You Live (Mediatherapy Books, November 2009), subtitled A Guidebook for Becoming Free from Tobacco Addiction for Life, including a 37-minute DVD ($24.99 plus $5 shipping), available from the website of the Central Island Smoking Intervention Clinic website. It's an inspirational, medical and amusing guide, based on his practical knowledge, that ends with Dr. P.'s Top 50 Reasons To Become A Non-Smoker. 978-0-9865104-0-3.

[BCBW 2009]