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Icon of the event Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch - Cancer Recognition By the Immune System
Wed Nov 12, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer "one" disease? How does our body fight back? These questions and others will be discussed by an Immunology graduate student from the University of Toronto's Sci...

Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed - How They are Made and How do They Work
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

Do vaccines even work? Will a vaccine make me sick? Why do we need to get vaccinated anyway? These questions and others will be discussed by an Immunology graduate student from the University of Toronto's SciChat program....

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Need to Know? Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Thu Feb 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn about complementary and alternative medicine. To register call, 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 19
Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow!  Vegetarian Eating Made Easy
Fri Jan 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free, fun interactive workshop that discusses the benefits of eating less meat, and shows you how to introduce nutritious & delicious plant-based meals into your diet....

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes....