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Monday, November 20, 2017

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

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...