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Tue May 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

When Francesca Cavaliere's son committed suicide, she wrote a book and became a speaker to bring awareness to and increase acceptance of mental health issues, to help comfort families who have suffered this tragic loss, and t...

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Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Plan ahead. Decide on the medical care you would prefer to either receive or not receive. If your state of health changes suddenly, you might not be able to decide for yourself. Leave a plan for your family to follow so as to...

Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

This information session will help you to prevent and lower your risk of skin cancer by learning about sun safety, the air quality health index, and the UV index. You will learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias (Mandarin Workshop)
Wed Jun 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Participants can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Arthritis and Autoimmunity
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology introduce our immune systems, and explain how they can sometimes over-reacts and cause autoimmunity and other serious problems such as arthritis. Call 416-394-527...

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Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Dennis

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. To register call 416-394-1008.

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat Jun 06
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Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10 - 14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together...

Icon of the event Atherosclerosis and Hypertension
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

Heart disease and stroke are among the major health problems concerning the everyday person today. As such, it is important that we learn about the biological events in your body that lead to the initiation and progression of...