FEBRUARY issue

FEBRUARY issue

PUBLISHER’S NOTE Black History Month revitalizes me.  It’s an accumulative renewal of Black pride. This annual celebration keeps growing and glowing out of cinemas, lecture halls, art exhibitions, interviews and excursions. So much is now on the Black History Month event calendars for us to participate, learn, network, share and...

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AFRICAN ROOTS IN GLOBAL CUISINES

AFRICAN ROOTS IN GLOBAL CUISINES

Africa is home to leafy greens, root vegetables, mashed tubers and beans, and many different plant crops across its lands. In Central and Western Africa, traditional meals were often based on hearty vegetable soups and stews, full of spices and aromas, poured over boiled and mashed tubers or grains. In...

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Lupus – Understanding the Mysteries

Lupus – Understanding the Mysteries

Imagine feeling all of your energy sapped suddenly, and no strength to walk up a single flight of stairs. Imagine not being able to carry your groceries or get out of the bathtub. That was Margaret Corbin’s experience. At age 54 then, she just thought that her body was telling...

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MARIJUANA

MARIJUANA

Advise for first-time smokers & long-time users 2018 Canadian laws If you have not consumed cannabis before, it would be prudent to have someone with you the first time you use it. Store your medication in a cool, dark location for the best results. Health Canada stated: “The ideal storage...

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ELECTRO- SENSITIVE (EMF-Sensitive)

ELECTRO- SENSITIVE (EMF-Sensitive)

By Veronia Ciandre EMF-Sensitive is an energy frequency that comes from cell phones, microwave, cell phone towers, radar, satellite, infrared, ultrasonic devices, Wifi, WiMax, GPS, RFID tags, computers, power lines, computers wireless networks, or anything that is electric or battery operated and is putting out EMF radiation. EMF is invisible...

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LOOK – Who is new at Sickle Cell Group of Ontario –

LOOK – Who is new at Sickle Cell Group of Ontario –

SUSANNA BORTOLUSSO ALI – One on One Interview with Liz Philbert Q. Having just completed your first year as Executive Lead at Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) what is your vision for SCAGO in the next 3 years? A. In 2016, we carved out a 5-year strategic plan focused on...

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A Christmas … Dirge? HOMELESS & LIST OF SHELTERS

A Christmas … Dirge? “Christmas is coming and the geese are getting fat; Please put at penny in the old man’s hat… ”  By Amanda Tower Jay sits outside the front entrance of the local grocery store, strumming his guitar and singing Golden Oldies and Stan Rogers’ hits.  Even if...

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December Publisher’s Note

December Publisher’s Note

Happy Holidays  is a greeting commonly used this time of the year; it’s part of the Christmas cheer. The word Happy means feeling or showing pleasure or contentment; cheerful, merry and joyful are a few words to describe. The word Holiday means – to take a break – from work...

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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis- The prevalence of ulcerative colitis is greater among Ashkenazi Jews and decreases progressively in other persons of Jewish descent, non-Jewish Caucasians, Africans, Hispanics, and Asians. IT IS a disease which appears to run in families It creeps up on you Its treatment differs from person to person It...

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Publisher Message

Publisher Message

We witness more men sporting mustaches as November comes around. Mustache November, or Movember, is an annual month-long event globally that dedicates the growing of mustaches to help raise awareness for men’s health. Movember was founded in 2003 in Australia. From growing a Mo to global collaboration, the Movember Foundation...

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