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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

World Sickle Cell Day

BY MICHELLE SMITH  June 19th 2016 is known as World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle Cell Disease, also noted as “The Black Disease” due to it...

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...

Health Trends 2017

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON “New year, new healthy me.” The ringing in of another year is always a time to reflect and refresh. Being the...

Reasons Why You Should Be Putting Some Oats in Your Life. It Is a...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  As your Advocate, I am constantly searching for ways to keep you knowledgeable. Remember lack of knowledge is a disease. If you are...

Interesting Facts About Lyme Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN  What do Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne, Alec Baldwin, and former US president George W. Bush have in common?  They were all afflicted...

HEALTH: Protect your Brain, Reduce your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Naturally

By Dr. Lydia The devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease impacts one in eleven Canadians, with numbers expected to rise by 50% within the next generation....

Gut Instinct

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON I was nauseous every day for a week until I finally listened to that little voice inside me. It’s hard to...

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...

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...

Kick the Winter Blues Find out more about S.A.D

BY MICHELLE SMITH Welcome winter with some house rules for your body. Rules should include routine visits with your physician, consulting with a health advocate,...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...