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Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

A free 9 week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months old. Partnered with Toronto Public Health. Please register with the Toronto Public Health Nurse Cindy by calling 416-338-7054.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Jun 11, 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. Please phone 416-393-7209 to register....

Icon of the event Growing Up Naturally
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

Join Monika Meulman, of "The Healing Muse", for this three part series for parents/caregivers and their young children aged 0-3 years. Parents will experience and learn about the importance of growth, bonding, natural health ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Healthy Relationships - Love and Family
Fri May 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Jones

Toronto Public Health nurse Betty Wu-Lawrence will offer an innovative and interactive workshop on healthy relationships. She will discuss issues of family relationships and marriage. Session will be offered in Mandarin and ...

Icon of the event Homelands: Mind and Body Harmony
Sat May 09, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Riverdale

Did you know that Tai Chi is the most popular and rapidly spreading form of exercise in the world? It helps millions of people of all ages to live a healthier and more active life....

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

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 Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...