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Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event Wellness for Newcomers in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Senior Workshop Series in Mandarin!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 21
Tue Aug 18
Tue Sep 15
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Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event The Science of Beauty and How to Read a Beauty Product Ingredient List
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

This seminar covers concepts and terminology in chemistry and biology as they relate to beauty products. After covering these concepts, basic rules on how to interpret cosmetic labels and ingredient lists will be discussed....

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 Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Cosmetic Ingredients in the News - Cutting Through the Hype
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Many cosmetic ingredients have come under fire from various environmental groups as being "dirty" and "toxic". What should the consumer believe?...