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Monday, January 22, 2018

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...

Protect Your Peepers: Keep Eyes Healthy into Old Age

By Dr. Lydia Thurton August 13th Edition Macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in older adults over the age of 65. The macula...

Do These Five Things to Get Over Post-Long-Weekend Blues

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON  Four-day work weeks are great. Having Friday off is amazing. (Happy Canada Day Readers!) No one talks about the week after...

HEALTH: The Truth about Heartburn

By Dr. Lydia Every year Canadians spend over $650 million dollars controlling the searing pain of heartburn and its more serious counterpart gastro esophageal reflux...

Got Milk? Rice? Dairy? Soy? I’ll Help You Choose.

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Cow’s milk consumption is on a dramatic decline. Surveys of Canadian households revealed that many of us want vegan options, we...

Heavy Metals – Little Elements, Large Effect

By Dr. Lydia Thurton August 27th Edition What substances do we encounter everyday that have the potential to harm your heart, kidney, nervous system, immune system,...

Water Wellness: What Should You be Drinking?

BY DR LYDIA THURTON The crisis of lead contaminated water in Flynt, Michigan raises awareness of one of our most valuable resources. While Torontonians are...

When Natural Medicine Just Won’t Work

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Sometimes I disappoint my patients. Some patients come to me because they want to use natural medicine to heal themselves and...

HEALTH: 10 Easy Changes You Can Make to Eat Healthier

By Dr. Lydia Thurton January 15th, 2014 Edition Holidays are officially over and we are all back to work. Although the average person only gains one...

HEALTH: Healthy Hormones-Testosterone

By Dr. Lydia This week I prescribed a prostate supplement to a woman. She was shocked! “Dr. Lydia, this is basic anatomy! Women do not...

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...