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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Swab-a-Thon For Sonia Beckford

BY: LEANNE BENN Often times, people hear the word stem cell donation or bone marrow and unless you are knowledgeable in the field of medicine...

What is Health Equity?

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently heard a story about an Aboriginal man who had a heart attack and was taken to a local emergency department....

The African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day works at creating community awareness

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The annual African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day on February 7th brought together the three cultural communities for the awareness of...

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...

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...

Fibre Is Your Friend

BY: DR. LYDIA THURTON Let’s talk about an under-appreciated aspect of your diet. Fibre. There’s nothing glamorous about it. It’s defined as the indigestible part...

Our History is Everyone’s History

BY: ALLISON BROWN As we close out another year of Black History month with celebration, reflection, and gratitude I am reminded that Black History is...

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...

Accessing Long-term Care in Ontario

BY: ALLISON BROWN Accessing long-term care in Ontario is a comprehensive process. This article will shed light on the process. Once the decision is made to...

Canada’s Health Accord

BY ALLISON BROWN I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts about healthcare with the many readers of the Toronto Caribbean...

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...