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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 Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and is often known as 'the silent thief' because bone loss can occur without any symptoms....

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 The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call: 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

This free program is run by Toronto Public Health and includes topics such as: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, and caring for a sick child. Register for this program in person at New Toronto...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you have a chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain, depression, or do you care for someone who does? Would you like to feel better so you can do more of the things you love to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event Cancer Prevention Workshop
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

How can I reduce my risk for cancer? What tests can be done to detect cancer early? Find the answers to these questions and learn about colon, breast and cervical health. Presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse. Free, drop...