Category Archives: Health

‘Back to Our Roots Beach Clean-up and Concert’ in Jamaica

The Bob and Rita Marley foundations organized the Back to Our Roots Beach Clean-up & Concert to spotlight environmental consciousness as one facet of the late reggae icon Bob Marley’s holistic approach to wellness. The beach clean-up and concert took place in Jamaica on January 22 under the Roots 77 banner of events.

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Ontario removing proof of vaccination and COVID-19 capacity limits

Changes in public health measures: what they are and when they take effect.

The lockdown in Ontario may be over sooner than you think. The province is easing public health measures ahead of schedule. Non-emergency surgeries are already back on the table, now capacity limits for businesses like bars, restaurants and fitness centres will be removed in the next phase of the province’s reopening plan starting Thursday, followed by a plan to end proof of vaccination requirements in less than two weeks.

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Contagious monkeypox virus found in traveller returning to the United States

A case of a rare, viral disease was found in a traveller returning to the United States from Nigeria. Scientists confirmed late Tuesday that the person was infected with the monkeypox virus.

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Music producer Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival turns deadly in Texas

Astroworld Festival founder and Latin Grammy-winning performer Travis Scott spent the week in Houston, Texas where he grew up, at opening ceremonies for the city in preparation for the music festival on the weekend. The crowd rushed security as soon as the gates to the concert grounds opened but it wasn’t until later during the show that tragedy struck.

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Pfizer-BioNTech releases brand new name for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty® is registered as a new drug and has a new brand name that most people have not seen or heard before but it is the same vaccine that Canadians have been using throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A dream deferred. Is it ever too late to chase your dreams?

R&B singer Rebecca Crews just revealed her secret identity. Now she’s enlisted her actor and former pro football playing husband Terry Crews in a starring role in the video for her first release under her stage name, Regina Madre. She spent years holding The Family Crews together and now it’s her turn to follow her dreams.

Regina Madre portrait

… “a personal anthem about not giving up.”

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Natural hair and skincare tips from a metal queen

Lzzy Hale’s “Dirty Work” D.I.Y. Recipes Straight from Her Diary

Hale’s “Lady Evil” insignia on her diary, The Diary of Lzzy Hale, seems ominous and even downright scary until you open its pages. Well, Lady Evil gives some great natural skin and haircare tips.

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The real Santa Claus launches online competition for children to win a live video call from Lapland

It turns out that happiness and well-being are linked to sustainability goals and Finland, being the happiest country in the world, wants to share their secrets. They are taking part in a global exposition in Dubai this year. Through the Finnish Pavilion the Finns are inviting people from around the world to participate in a competition to shape the world for future generations while giving them a chance to win a video chat with Santa Claus at the same time.

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‘Our America: Living While Black,’ the multi-platform docuseries

The weeklong docuseries and hour-long special that tell the stories of Black families across America airs on ABC Owned Television Stations’ local newscasts and is available via streaming across its 32 connected TV apps – Links in story. View trailer and Policing short video.

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