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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...

Icon of the event A Happy Immune System: A Happier You!
Mon May 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

Speaker: Dr. Gina Gallo, B.HSc., D.C....

Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 24
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...

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? Parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

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Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Hill

Five easy steps to independence. A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 old to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. To register call 416-393-...