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Friday, July 21, 2017

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...

Men’s Health Month Should Be Daily!

BY MICHELLE SMITH The month of June has been dedicated to the awareness regarding Men's health which also included June 14th as being Men's Mental...

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...

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...

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...

Music Therapy Could be the Medicine That You Have Been Looking For

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With the month of March coming to an end and April quickly approaching I wanted to share some information about Music Therapy....

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...

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...

Reasons Why You Should Donate Blood

BY MICHELLE SMITH Awareness regarding the importance of donating blood has not been well covered within the Caribbean and other ethnically diverse Communities. With a...

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...