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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Arthritis?

BY: TRISHA CURLING When I was younger, I remember hearing my grandmother talk about some of the pain she experienced due to her arthritis.  I...

Yoga Feet

BY: TRISHA CURLING Striving to create balance in the body between strength, stability, and flexibility helps us to maintain proper function and movement.  It is...

Pull Up a Chair

BY: TRISHA CURLING Yoga can appear to be quite intimidating, especially if we think that the only way to practice is if we are already...

What Is Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) And How Does It Turn Into Acute Myeloid Leukemia...

BY: ALLISON BROWN In order to understand about Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), it is important to know about a few keywords like bone marrow, red and...

Mental Health Demystified

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I had the distinct pleasure of meeting a very interesting character in the medical profession. This individual’s accolades are too numerous to...

Our History is Everyone’s History

BY: ALLISON BROWN As we close out another year of Black History month with celebration, reflection, and gratitude I am reminded that Black History is...

Swab-a-Thon For Sonia Beckford

BY: LEANNE BENN Often times, people hear the word stem cell donation or bone marrow and unless you are knowledgeable in the field of medicine...

I Stuck My Neck Out for This?

BY: TRISHA CURLING There is no doubt that technology is great and that it makes our lives easier and saves time in so many ways....

The African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day works at creating community awareness

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The annual African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day on February 7th brought together the three cultural communities for the awareness of...

“Siddung an’ Seckle Yuhself”

BY: TRISHA CURLING “Siddung an’ Seckle Yuhself” As a child, I was often told some variation of this, especially from my Jamaican grandmother. I knew...

Professional Development

Not Just Another Change Leadership Event

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Toronto will be hosting a leadership event that will offer knowledge and tips on improving a business or organization in today's changing...

A Key Strategy to Make Volunteering Meaningful

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Volunteering in Canada is a way of life that is as ubiquitous as the maple leaf insignia. Not only are engagement opportunities...

Who’s Speaking Into Your Ear?

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON There was a point in my journey not long ago when the future seemed a bit cloudy and my confidence weighed precariously...