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Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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: Health Foods You’ve Never Heard of (Until Now)

By Dr. Lydia Thurton New health foods hit stores shelves every day. It can be overwhelming to keep up with all of the new products,...

HEALTH: Get your Digestion on Track for the Holidays – Part 1

By Dr. Lydia Thurton December 18th, 2013 Edition Your digestive tract is the gateway to your body. Keeping your stomach functioning optimally and encouraging healthy bowel...

Community News

Guardian Angels – 17th Annual Caribbean Children Foundation Gala Supports Critically-Ill Children From The...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  It is believed that guardian angels are assigned to protect us here on this Earth, to guide us and aide us through...

Guyanese Contestant Crowned Miss West Indian Canadian 2017

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  After an eventful and exciting evening of talent showcase, evening wear and question and answer segments at the Miss West Indian Canadian...

Annual Gala Continues to Highlight the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Conversations and awareness surrounding mental health have always been an area frequently shunned in society. Due to existing stigmas caused by lack...

Miss Diya Divas 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN Rajmini Ramkumar never imagined that she would help bring the spirit, creativity, and festiveness of Diwali celebrations held by Hindu communities in...

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...