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Icon of the event Allergy Prevention
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dr. Adelle Atkinson, a clinical immunologist at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and an associate professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto will talk about food allergy in children, the latest guidelines and r...

Icon of the event Antibiotics as Friends and Foes (SciChat)
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In this talk we will discuss: how antibiotics work against bacteria, cure infections when used properly and when misused can lead to antibiotic-resistant superbugs that plague global health. We will cover misconceptions aroun...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Drug Discovery: Benchtop to Pillbox (SciChat)
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk students from the University of Toronto will describe the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials,...

Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Icon of the event Organ Kijiji: The Immunology and Challenges of Organ Transplantation (SciChat)
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A talk on the science and ethics of organ transplantation from the University of Toronto Immunology department. We explore why people get organ transplants, recent advances and major hurdles to be overcome in transplantation ...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

A parenting program for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resource...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Icon of the event Sleep Dysfunction
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. King will be addressing insomnia and sleep apnea, and ways to improve sleep quality and quantity. Adequate sleep is critical for health and prevention of chronic diseases.

Icon of the event Active Boost! Nutrition Classes
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Get fit! Feel great! Reach your health goals through our free 8 week program of nutrition and fitness classes. Nutritional snacks are provided for free. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Icon of the event STOP: Smoking Cessation workshop with Toronto Public Health
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes? At this presentation you will learn about:...

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