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Saturday, May 26, 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

Enter the MarketZone – TC Business Social presents Networking Opportunities for Everyone

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Through steelpan, great music, and even a drop in from Brampton’s Batman, for the past four years, Carib101 Media Group has worked...

Spring into S.H.A.P.E and feel empowered in your own skin

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO “Imagine a life where you wake up every morning and love your S.H.A.P.E” We’re not talking about your physical shape, but the Spirituality,...

Building lifelong leadership skills at the Confident Leader Conference

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO "With great power, comes great responsibility." - Voltaire A quote most commonly attributed to Uncle Ben from Spiderman, but originally quoted by...

Legacy Established – The 36th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards; Understanding the Making of...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  “Whatever you are looking for in life is looking for you too. Saul Williams The glitter! The dresses! Men in three-piece suits!...

Trust 15 Gala building safer spaces for Rexdale youth

BY: JELANI GRANT Roughly 500 youths, parents, and business leaders sat down to celebrate the achievements and triumphs of youth in Rexdale at the Trust...