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Thursday, April 26, 2018

How to Live a Holistic Health Conscious Lifestyle? (Part#1)

BY: KHADIJAH LATICIA Let’s face it we are living in an age where our health is being attacked through our air, food, water and products...

Top Four Benefits and Uses of Shea Butter for Summer Skin Care

BY: KHADIJAH LATICIA Summer is finally here. Although most of us enjoy the longer, sunnier days and the delicious aroma of jerk chicken grilling on...

My Fat Loss Secrets for Long Term Weight Management

  BY: DR. LYDIA THURTON I’ve helped hundreds of patients lose weight. When I first started, I would get incredibly nervous treating weight loss clients. What...

The “Skinny” on Eczema

BY: ALLISON BROWN According to WebMD, “The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about two square meters. The...

What is Health Equity?

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently heard a story about an Aboriginal man who had a heart attack and was taken to a local emergency department....

Fibre Is Your Friend

BY: DR. LYDIA THURTON Let’s talk about an under-appreciated aspect of your diet. Fibre. There’s nothing glamorous about it. It’s defined as the indigestible part...

What is Lupus?

BY: ALLISON BROWN Just recently, I had a friend disclose to me that she was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of sixteen. She had a...

What You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN The last few articles have been about auto-immune diseases.  I will endeavour to write about neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease....

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

BY: ALLISON BROWN In my last article, I shared information on Lupus. This article is meant to provide you with information about another autoimmune disease;...

Interesting Facts About Lyme Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN  What do Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne, Alec Baldwin, and former US president George W. Bush have in common?  They were all afflicted...

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...