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Friday, July 28, 2017

Primary Prevention: Human Papillomavirus and The Importance of Vaccination

BY ALLISON BROWN Congratulations to Toronto Caribbean Newspaper for receiving the award for "best print publication".  It is such an honour to be able to...

Top Four Benefits and Uses of Shea Butter for Summer Skin Care

BY: KHADIJAH LATICIA Summer is finally here. Although most of us enjoy the longer, sunnier days and the delicious aroma of jerk chicken grilling on...

Vegetarian? Make Sure You Do It Right!

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON This week a Mum told me that she wanted her family to eat vegetarian. She wanted to do it properly, ensuring...

Check your Breasts – Yes Men You Too!

BY MICHELLE SMITH October is Breast Cancer awareness month and it is important for both women and men to practice breast awareness. Understanding what changes...

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...

Medication Management and the Elderly

BY ALLISON BROWN It is estimated that elderly people take an average of seven medications daily. If you think of elderly married couples living together,...

What You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN The last few articles have been about auto-immune diseases.  I will endeavour to write about neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease....

Prevention is Better Than Cure!

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently informed my family that I was writing for the Toronto Caribbean Newspaper.  The response was great and I could feel...

Morning Sickness vs Hyperemesis Gravidum

BY MICHELLE SMITH As your  Health Care Advocate and as a health care professional with over ten years’ experience in our health care system, I...

Get the facts about HIV

BY MICHELLE SMITH World Aids Day is December 1, 2015, but there is a growing concern about the ability to talk about HIV and Aids...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...