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Friday, July 28, 2017

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...

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...

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...

Beating the Holiday Blues – A Guide For All

BY MICHELLE SMITH  The holidays should be the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes Christmas can be the time of year that people experience...

Health Hosting

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  Serving food to a diverse crowd is tricky. There is a significant trend towards food consciousness. People are aware of what...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Can Parsley Keep You Healthy?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  During the fall and winter months chronic illness sufferers have a harder time with maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's a fact that...

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...