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Thursday, April 27, 2017

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...

Eat the Right Breakfast, Stop Destroying Your Metabolism

BY: DR. LYDIA THURTON Breakfast is a disaster for many of my patients. I always ask people to tell me about a typical day’s diet....

Disability Insurance – Why It’s Important

BY: ANDREW Disability insurance can be a confusing and tricky topic. And if you’re not educating yourself and reading the fine print, you could be...

Yoga: A Gift to Yourself

BY: JUGNU AGARWAL Yoga is probably the most precious gift you can give to yourself, which trains you to find the blessings within. It is...

Professional Development

4 Keys to Unlock Your Big Dreams

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON 1. Own your big dream – The very first step to fulfilling your big dream is accepting personal responsibility for your dream....

How Tragedy Propels Triumph

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Natalie Hope-Selkin was comfortable in her career as an in-house counsel with one of Canada's largest insurance firms until she found herself...

First Quarter Check In

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON We’ve come to the end of the first quarter of the year, a traditional checkpoint for your goals. How are you progressing...