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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Zika Virus 101: WHO Declares Emergency

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Headlines of infants with abnormally small skulls have been in the news for months. The Zika virus has become a media...

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...

Ditch Harsh Household Cleaning Products – Clean Green!

BY DR LYDIA THURTON A clean household is a source of pride for Caribbean people across the islands. No matter how large or small your...

What to Do When You Have the Flu

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  The flu descended on my household and it took no prisoners. My loved ones were down and out. Exhausted, feverish, aching...

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...

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...

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...

Protect Your Brain from Dreaded Dementias

BY DR LYDIA THURTON The thought of losing one’s mind is incredibly frightening. For many of us, our identity is in our thoughts. We know...

Do These Five Things to Drastically Improve Your Health

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Let’s begin with a fundamental truth - your health is your most important asset. Sure your children are awesome and your...

Health Hosting

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  Serving food to a diverse crowd is tricky. There is a significant trend towards food consciousness. People are aware of what...

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...