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Icon of the event Healty Eating for Older Adults
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Please join, Registered Dietitian, Gayle Jackson, from the Jane Finch Family Health Team for the session that will tell you everything you need to know about healthy eating, but were afraid to ask. We will discuss your needs ...

Icon of the event How to Manage High Blood Pressure
Mon May 14, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge and find out more about symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of hypertension. This talk is presented by Jane-Finch Family Health Team Pharmacists.

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 At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Help prepare your 10 - 14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored t...

Icon of the event Discussing Diabetes
Mon Apr 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy communities will be discussing their Diabetes Education Program that will address physical, mental, social and financial aspects of health to support the diverse healthcare needs of Scarboro...

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 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. ...

Icon of the event Make a Sock Monkey with Operation Sock Monkey! For adults and teens 13+
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

For ages 13 and older. Sock monkeys are sent to children in need of a smile. Operation Sock Monkey is a volunteer-run in support of humanitarian organizations that provide laughter, hope and healing to communities around th...

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Fri Apr 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you really what you eat? Find out about the different ways food can affect your brain and the impact your food choices may have on the way your brain ages. This talk could change the way you shop for groceries!...

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