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Icon of the event Good Night, Sleep Tight
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Michael Kottis, Technical Director of Integrated Sleep Centre, will tell you all about sleep and how to tackle sleep challenges. If a good night's sleep would be a dream come true, join Michael in his presentation. To regis...

Icon of the event Simple Steps to Healthy Eating
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Please join us for a FREE 4 week workshop series led by a Toronto Public Health Dietitian and Nurse. Come and learn about healthy eating and basic food preparation....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 18
Wed Nov 25
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Don't Be A
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Let our experienced health librarians show you how to find reliable health information consulting 'Dr. Google.' Please register by phoning the Computer & Library Training Department at 416-393-7209.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Turning Up the Heat on Obesity and Type II Diabetes
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Anthony Scimè (Faculty of Health, York University) talks about how different shades of fat, body temperature and stem cells relate to an innovative approach for weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity....

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety ...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(6 months-6 years) The Peer Nutrition Program is a nutrition education program led by trained Community Nutrition Educators for parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration opens ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 06
Fri Nov 13
Fri Nov 20
Icon of the event Stop a Fall Before It Happens
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Together with Toronto Public Health, Flemingdon Park Library presents "Stop a Fall Before It Happens"...