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Icon of the event Coping with Stress
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments, and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, for example, through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or fin...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science, and Health: An Educational Tune-Up
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

The word Musicking is the verb form of music and is the act of doing something with music, be it performing, listening, analyzing, or simply enjoying. Musicking can influence the body and mind in many ways. Guest lecturer Kei...

Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Support Group
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn to understand what it means to have a hearing loss. The Canadian Hearing Society will help you identify resources, give you practical advice and tips on how to cope with the everyday challenges. Whether you are the one ...


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Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to ...

Icon of the event Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress for Kids
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Learn simple exercises and techniques to calm your mind, relax your body and achieve a sense of well-being. Presented by Toronto Public Healt...

Icon of the event Mining the Data: What Can We Learn About Infectious Diseases?
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Statistics is about understanding the world around us. Professor Hanna Jankowski shows us how statisticians are using data to surveil and report on infectious diseases and to learn more about how to manage these diseases....