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Sunday, April 30, 2017

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...

How to Make a Smoothie Like a Boss

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I love crazy smoothie concoctions. The more nutrients, the better. Smoothies, the breakfast of busy people everywhere. Old faithfuls like strawberry...

Awareness Day Sheds Light on the High Risk of HIV Infection in Canada’s African,...

BY KEVIN YEBOAH Canada’s second African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day is set to be underway this week, in hopes to raise awareness on...

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...

Attending to Stress! Take a Look Within

BY SIMONE SMITH Stress has always been something that many can relate to because we all feel it; unfortunately, many of us are unable to...

Protect Your Brain from Dreaded Dementias

BY DR LYDIA THURTON The thought of losing one’s mind is incredibly frightening. For many of us, our identity is in our thoughts. We know...

Get the Facts About Medical Marijuana – Who’s Eligible?

BY MICHELLE SMITH In recent weeks medical Marijuana has been trending as a big discussion, especially with most recent talks by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne saying...

Toilet Training; A Parent’s Worst Nightmare, Part Three

BY SIMONE SMITH Happy Holidays Toronto Caribbean Family! I hope that the season is not driving you crazy. I am reflective during this time because...

Holiday Beverage Calories

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT The holiday season is here so here is some food for thought.  It’s interesting to note that most people will take a...

Toilet Training; A Parent’s Worst Nightmare, Part Two

BY SIMONE SMITH It is the holiday season and many of us are gearing up for holiday shopping, busy parking lots and chestnuts roasting on...

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...