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Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Biggest Mistakes that could be affecting your Diabetes

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Being diabetic doesn’t have to severely impact your quality of life. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, it is important to...

Wondering about Inflammation in your body? Get tested!

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Inflammation, the health industries bad buzz word du jour. Last week we discussed inflammation as the root cause of high cholesterol....

Is Peeing a Pain? Get Help with These Urinary Tract Infection Tips

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON Painful burning, running back and forth to the toilet, bad smelling pee, urinary tract infections (UTI) can be brutal. While some...

It’s Not Your Thyroid. Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON “You do not have a problem with your thyroid.” At least a handful of times per week I have to say...

What to do when you’re in the grips of the flu

By Dr. Lydia Thurton We’ve all been there. Aching body, cold sweats and hot flashes, splitting headaches and sniveling noses. Last issue, we talked about...

Sleepless nights? Here’s Help

By Dr. Lydia Thurton September 24th 2014 Edition As you read this I want you to ask yourself a serious question. Do you sleep well? If...

Functional Medicine is the Future of Medicine

By Dr. Lydia Thurton September 10th Edition Imagine if instead of treating a disease, doctors treated the person. You received an individual assessment based on your...

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,...

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: 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...

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...