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Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An expert from the Arthritis Society will conduct a Chronic Pain Management Workshop that will teach the participants how to handle their chronic pain, stress, depression and fatigue.

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event Beat the Flu season naturally with Aromatherapy
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with Monika Meulman of "the Healing Muse" where you will learn the basic tenets of aromatherapy and healing with essential oils.Blend your own oils and create a home care spray for disenfec...

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 Immunology graduate students from the University of Toronto's SciCh...

Icon of the event How to Build Your Immune System Naturally
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Your lifestyle can affect how well your immune system can protect you from germs, viruses, and chronic illness. Replacing bad health habits with good ones can help keep your immune system healthy. Holistic nutritionist and ho...

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

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 Immunology graduate students from the University of Toronto's SciChat program....

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Highland Creek

Meditation brings relief from stress and anxiety. This program also offers gentle stretching to augment a sense of well being. Spaces are limited, register in person or by phone (416)396-8876.

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

This talk will highlight the types, causes, risk factors, signs & symptoms associated with type 2 Diabetes and how it can be prevented.