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Monday, January 22, 2018

HEALTH: Know your status: HIV/AIDS in our community

By Dr. Lydia This week I would like to discuss HIV/AIDS in the fastest growing segment of the population, women between the ages of 24...

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...

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...

Fix Belly Bloat Once and For All

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  A patient came to me this week with abdominal bloating that was so terrible she had people mistake her for pregnant....

Good Music Equals Better Health

BY DR LYDIA THURTON You are stuck in traffic, slightly annoyed that you are bumper to bumper and then your song comes on. Instantly, break...

HEALTH: Got Gout?

By Dr. Lydia For thousands of years, gout has been known as a terribly painful arthritis. Classically linked to excess consumption of meat and alcohol,...

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...

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...

How to Make a Smoothie Like a Boss

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I love crazy smoothie concoctions. The more nutrients, the better. Smoothies, the breakfast of busy people everywhere. Old faithfuls like strawberry...

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...

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...