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Sunday, April 30, 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...

Eating Beets! Are They Bad For You?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With March being nutrition month, it's that time again to give you some knowledge. Growing up in a West Indian household beets...

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....

May Is Lupus Awareness Month Find Out Which Celebrities Have Lupus

BY MICHELLE SMITH Last year I was asked to write about Lupus. "The Disease of a 1000 Faces”.  Lupus has become a disease that is...

Mental Health Week – Suicide and Your Children’s Stress – Do You Know the...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Mental Health Week is May 2nd – 8th 2016. As your advocate, I just wanted to give you a little reminder that...

Are you at risk for Prostate Cancer?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Healthcare advocacy keeps you in the loop, September was declared Prostate Cancer awareness month. Prostate Cancer is one of the leading cancers for...

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,...

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...

Can B12 Really Help With Your Constant Fatigue?  

BY MICHELLE SMITH Recently I was asked what causes increased tiredness?  Fatigue is also known as tiredness, reduced energy, physical or mental exhaustion, or lack...

My Fat Loss Secrets for Long Term Weight Management

  BY: DR. LYDIA THURTON I’ve helped hundreds of patients lose weight. When I first started, I would get incredibly nervous treating weight loss clients. What...

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...