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Icon of the event Your Health & Relationships
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

What makes a relationship healthy, how do you get birth control or protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections? Where are there free and confidential clinics?...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child,...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Late Life Depression . Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

LATE LIFE DEPRESSION: In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Depression and how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, as well as the importance of proper diagnosis. Participants will learn about ri...

Icon of the event The Daily Rhythm of Life - Messing with Our Ancient Biology Can Disrupt Sleep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor R. Horner explains how our modern human lifestyle can disrupt sleep and health - and how to prevent such problems. All living things possess a sense of time. We humans are also hard-wired for a...

Icon of the event Climate and Clean Economy
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The climate crisis is the greatest threat facing humanity. Extreme weather events are increasing in severity and frequency. Our planet is heating up because of human-caused carbon pollution, and it?s putting our water, food a...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying ...

Icon of the event DIY Winter Hair Care
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cold weather outdoors and hot air indoors can leave your hair and scalp feeling dry in the winters. The most important thing to do is to deep condition your scalp regularly to replenish the moisture and prevent damage to the ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Thu Mar 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parent must accompany their child(ren). Space is limited. Please register by calling 416-394-1014.

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now then It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...