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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reasons Why You Should Be Putting Some Oats in Your Life. It Is a...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  As your Advocate, I am constantly searching for ways to keep you knowledgeable. Remember lack of knowledge is a disease. If you are...

Reasons Why You Should Donate Blood

BY MICHELLE SMITH Awareness regarding the importance of donating blood has not been well covered within the Caribbean and other ethnically diverse Communities. With a...

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...

Do These Five Things to Drastically Improve Your Health

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Let’s begin with a fundamental truth - your health is your most important asset. Sure your children are awesome and your...

Beating the Holiday Blues – A Guide For All

BY MICHELLE SMITH  The holidays should be the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes Christmas can be the time of year that people experience...

Health Hosting

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  Serving food to a diverse crowd is tricky. There is a significant trend towards food consciousness. People are aware of what...

Get the facts about HIV

BY MICHELLE SMITH World Aids Day is December 1, 2015, but there is a growing concern about the ability to talk about HIV and Aids...

Kick the Winter Blues Find out more about S.A.D

BY MICHELLE SMITH Welcome winter with some house rules for your body. Rules should include routine visits with your physician, consulting with a health advocate,...

Are you at risk for Prostate Cancer?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Healthcare advocacy keeps you in the loop, September was declared Prostate Cancer awareness month. Prostate Cancer is one of the leading cancers for...

Check your Breasts – Yes Men You Too!

BY MICHELLE SMITH October is Breast Cancer awareness month and it is important for both women and men to practice breast awareness. Understanding what changes...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...