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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 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 Juicing 101
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Kitchen Library invites you to attend a hands on juicing workshop. Learn how to juice for optimal health and sample your own delicious creations!...

Icon of the event Healthy Pregnancy: Inside and Out!
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A presentation by Dr. Andrea Perricone, Chiropractor....

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 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 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 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 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 Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Dec 10