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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

The number of people with diabetes is growing. More than two million Canadians have the disease, yet a third of them do not even know anything about it. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation abou...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

In this educational workshop, you will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, an...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverdale

Presented by Toronto Public Health, At Home Alone is a fun and interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely....

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...