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Friday, July 28, 2017

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...

What to Do When You Have No Time to Workout

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT The holidays are approaching and you want to workout but you don’t have a lot of time.  So what can you do...

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...