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Icon of the event Food Junkies - Author Reading with Vera Tarman, MD
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street

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 Seniors Wellness Tea
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Weston

Listen to speakers from the Library, Canadian Hearing Society, Lifeline, Premier Home Care, Toronto Hydro and TopCat. Play Bingo! Win prizes! No registration required.

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 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. Dr....

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 Trans Health: From Delivering Data to Catalysing Change
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Presenters from Trans PULSE and Rainbow Health Ontario will describe key findings of the largest study to date of trans persons in Ontario, impacts of the research on policy and health care access, and the work that remains t...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

An informative workshop presented by Toronto Public Health, shows you ways to take action to protect your health and help prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Don't miss this important presentation....

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 Kids Have Stress Too!
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Weston

For parents who have children 4-9 years old. A two session program that helps parents to better understand stress in children. To register call 416-394-1016


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 23