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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Plan a Trip. It’s Good for Your Health!

BY DR LYDIA THURTON I’m on vacation and I feel guilty about it. I know everyone needs time off. I encourage my patients to make...

On Antidepressants? Take These Supplements to Feel Even Better

BY DR LYDIA THURTON I have a secret to tell you. A whole bunch of Canadians are taking anti-depressants and almost no one talks about...

Travel Tips – A Happy Trip is a Healthy Trip

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  A trip to my father’s homeland of Trinidad and Tobago is always a beautiful thing. A culturally rich country with delicious...

Learn to Protect Your Rights as a Patient

DR LYDIA THURTON My best friend has been in the hospital for two weeks, with no end in sight. Originally, she was told that she...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About High Blood Pressure

BY DR LYDIA THURTON High blood pressure frustrates many of my patients. Changes in diet and exercise help but many are told they need medication....

Do These Five Things to Get Over Post-Long-Weekend Blues

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON  Four-day work weeks are great. Having Friday off is amazing. (Happy Canada Day Readers!) No one talks about the week after...

Happiness Now: Get Out of a Rut

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  From grocery store lineups to paying bills, it can be hard to find the joy in everyday life. When we exist...

Got Milk? Rice? Dairy? Soy? I’ll Help You Choose.

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Cow’s milk consumption is on a dramatic decline. Surveys of Canadian households revealed that many of us want vegan options, we...

A Tragic Case of Natural Medicine Gone Wrong

BY DR LYDIA THURTON A little boy died in Lethbridge, Alberta and his parents have been convicted of failing to provide the necessities of life....

An Ode to the Suburban Mother

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I’d like to discuss a beautiful and hard working type of human being – the suburban mother. As the Toronto area...

Community News

Diversity Wins – TBFF ’18 Delivers Family Fun And Meaningful Discussion

BY: JELANI GRANT Based on the continuous flow of new talent highlighted each year of the Toronto Black Film Festival, the growth and development of...

Get in the Game – A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Ever had an out of body experience? That’s what it feels like to be surrounded by the digitally designed world of Virtual...

Canada Joins The Movement – Building Better Opportunities For Black Canadians With The  International...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO For generations, Canada has been known as the land of opportunity. Individuals have immigrated from all over the world to share their...

Get Away & Play! Sports Travel Experts Announce Caribbean Cup Tennis Series

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Sports and charity go hand in hand, a testament to the athletes that dedicate their hard work and efforts in more ways...

3rd Annual Looking Back into the Future Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  Channon Oyeniran held her 3rd Annual Looking Back Into The Future Conference over the past weekend. The conference, held at the Ajax...