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Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book A Life in Psychiatry: Lookin...

Icon of the event Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto’s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...

Icon of the event Conscious Aging: An Experiential Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you find yourself struggling with some of the challenges of aging?...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as “who pa...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call: 414-395-5710.