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Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How We Discovered a Hidden Genetic Code
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Brendan Frey (University of Toronto; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) tells the story of how he and his Toronto research team, aided by a computer tool that uses machine learning, discovered a hidden genetic code...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event A Strength-Based Approach to Parenting - Presented by Dr. Wayne Hammond
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Understanding and purposefully nurturing a child's ability to navigate and negotiate life's challenges in successful ways is the goal of all parents. But in light of the many risks and threats our children face, embracing a ...

Icon of the event Healthy Holiday Eating
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

During the holiday season, it's hard to stick to those healthy-eating habits. In this presentation by Toronto Public Health, you will learn how to maintain healthy eating by using the Canada Food Guide, while still enjoying ...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Yoga and Zumba for Teens
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and join us for Yoga and Zumba ! Bring comfortable shoes and clothing and a yoga mat if you have. This program is part of the Living Well series. Drop in. For teens ages 13-19 years.

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In partnership with CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) please join us for this educational workshop where we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become fam...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes. For information please call 416-396-3975.