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Icon of the event How to Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure Through Nutrition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn about healthy eating. Learn how to read food labels and what they really tell you. Find out about the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). A workshop by Toronto Public Health and The Four Villages Com...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many people in Toronto and around the world. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed and this workshop will talk about how to do that. We will cover what diabetes is, w...

Icon of the event Healthcare Lessons From The Airline Industry
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

The airline industry is an unexpected source of inspiration at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. For example, hospital researchers have developed a "black box" for use in operating rooms, similar to black boxes on airplanes.

Icon of the event Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Presentation by Sci Chat
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

This presentation will provide an overview of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, the two most common neurodegenerative disorders. Topics include the biological bases of the diseases, symptons, and available treatmen...

Icon of the event Healthcare Lessons From The Airline Industry
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The airline industry is an unexpected source of inspiration at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. For example, hospital researchers have developed a "black box" for use in operating rooms, similar to black boxes on airplanes.

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A two-session program that helps parents to better understand stress in children. This program will help you learn effective ways to support your children in dealing with stress. It is facilitated by a Toronto Public Health N...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Discussing Diabetes
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy communities will be discussing their ?Diabetes Education Program? that will address physical, mental, social and financial aspects of health to support the diverse healthcare needs of Scarbo...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Class begins with some easy stress relieving stretches to help rejuvenate your body and calm your mind. Then we move onto deep breathing exercises and a soothing meditation se...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 11
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event Potty Time!
Fri Nov 10, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

(No kidding, it can be FUN!)...

Icon of the event Natural and Preventative Medicine: Sleep, Stress, and Immune Support
Fri Nov 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. Sarah Kind, ND will be discussing the health impacts of dysfunctional digestion, sleep, and stress on the body. She will review ways to boost the immune system, including the application of stress management techniques, a...