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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 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. ...

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 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 Manage Your Stress!
Mon May 11, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, o...

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 HEALTHY FRUIT PARFAITS
Fri May 08, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jane/Sheppard

Come and learn how to make health fruit parfaits. For more information please email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5966. Registration required.

Icon of the event Learn to Camp
Mon May 04, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Let Ontario Parks bring camping to you! Learn about Ontario's beautiful provincial parks through a multi-media presentation and experience camping gear with hands-on demonstrations....

Icon of the event Health Veggie Wraps
Fri May 01, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jane/Sheppard

Come and join us making healthy veggie wraps. Meet others and have fun. For more information please email janesheppardlibrary@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5966. Registration required.