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Monday, January 22, 2018

A is for Autism and Awareness Learn the Facts

BY MICHELLE SMITH  April is known as Autism awareness month. April 2nd, 2016 was celebrated as World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of landmarks, including the...

It’s How You Spin It

BY PRIYA ALI  Chakras are our energy centers, the Sanskrit word literally translates to wheel or disc. They are the openings for life energy to...

Healthy Habits

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT How do you make a positive impact on your health? Start with small changes. By adopting a few simple, healthy daily habits...

Get the facts about HIV

BY MICHELLE SMITH World Aids Day is December 1, 2015, but there is a growing concern about the ability to talk about HIV and Aids...

Herpes Help: Let’s Break the Stigma

BY DR LYDIA THURTON She cried her eyes out in my office. She felt like she’d done the worst thing imaginable. After years of searching...

HEALTH: Nice weather is here, shop smart for sunscreen

By Dr. Lydia Thurton June 4th, 2014 Edition While there is a lot of press about breast, colon and prostate cancers, it is actually skin cancer...

Prepare and Protect Our Children for the Path of Education

BY ANDREW STEWART  September signifies a lot of different things for different cultures such as Yom Kippur Katan (Hebrew calendar), Day of Remembrance (Islamic Calendar)...

Back-to-School Tips & Insurance

BY: ANDREW STEWART Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. This year I had mixed emotions about school...

HEALTH: The Flu Shot: Yay or Nay?

By Dr. Lydia Thurton January 29th, 2014 Edition One of the most common questions I get from my patients this time of year is “Do you...

HEALTH: Shop Smart – How to Select the Right Types of Fish

By Dr. Lydia Scientific studies have shown that eating fish on a regular basis lessens the risk of chronic diseases and can help you live...

Community News

LET’S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS – Preparations for 2018 Business Social Underway

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO New year, new goals? As with every new year that rolls around, many of us spend time reflecting on another year gone,...

TIFF Celebrates 100 Years of Black Film with Jamaican Classic ‘The Harder They Come’

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 1972 Jamaican Crime Drama film ‘The Harder They Come’ written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell was screened recently as part...

2017: Year in Review

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  2017 is one of those years that will forever be etched in our memories for reasons and events that brought forth states...

African Aid Project Raises Awareness for Children in Poverty

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time of giving, of hope, happiness, and miracles. However, amongst all of the...

Take Your Education & Leadership Skills International! – Applications Open for Young Leaders...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The volunteer work we partake in during our time at school prepares us for a future on our chosen career path. The...