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Health & Wellness

Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Quit Smoking!
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

The majority of people who use tobacco wish they never started and would like to quit. Nicotine from smoking is more addictive than heroin and cocaine. Quitting is a process. It takes most smokers many quit attempts before th...

Icon of the event Benefits of Walking for Health & Fitness
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Regular physical activity improves health and well-being. It has benefits for all ages and abilities including reducing your risk of developing many chronic diseases....

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's) which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the ma...

Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 24
Tue Mar 24
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 26
Icon of the event At Home Alone
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Slimming Meals That Heal
Wed Apr 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Nutritionist Julie Daniluk shares science-based information that will shatter your need to count calories and conquer cravings. She will offer ideas on how to lose weight without dieting, using anti-inflammatory superfoods.

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health: Healthy Eating Series
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

> February 9: Healthy Eating with Canada's Food Guide...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 09
Mon Feb 23
Mon Mar 09
Icon of the event Herbal Remedies for Aches and Pains
Thu Mar 05, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairview

Join us for a discussion about commonly available herbs that can be safely taken as teas that have anti-inflammatory and pain relief qualities. Demonstration on how to make a topical preparation for aching joints is included ...