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Health & Wellness

The Sunshine Vitamin

Are you deficient in vitamin D? Well, the chances are that you are as the most of people living in northern latitudes. Vitamin D.

Knockout

Is it possible to treat cancer without chemotherapy, radiation and maybe even without a surgery? Read Susan Somers new book Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer--And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place. In several interviews with doctors, alternative medicine representatives you will learn about the biology of cancer, alternative treatments and, the most important, prevention.

Supercharge Me!

Come and join us on Thursday December 9 at 7 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall for this highly acclaimed, award-winning documentary inspired by Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me. Jenna Norwood a long time "junk food vegeterian" takes us on her journey to see what happens when she enrolls in a raw food detox center and consumes only organic, raw, enzyme rich foods for 30 days. Meet experts, celebrities and others who seek to resolve serious health problems.

Introduction and Q&A Terese Van Es

FREE No registration required

Spirituality of the second half of life

Join us on Wednesday December 1 at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room A for this interesting talk which will focus on the significance of the second half of life.

Film Screening and Discussion

Join us on Wednesday, November 17 at 6:30 at the Central Library for a film and guest speak by experts in the field of violence against women. We will screen the film Heaven on Earth by Deepa Mehta who is one of Canada's most internationally recognized film directors. The film chronicles a woman's journey into a new land with an abusive husband. Following the film we will have an opportunity to learn what is being done locally and nationally for women who are experiencing violence.

Volunteer Workshop for Newcomers

New to London or Canada and looking for good information about volunteering?

Join us for a free workshop that can help you get started volunteering in London. Volunteering for Newcomers:  How to Get Started will take place this Monday, November 1 at the Central Library from 4 to 6pm in the Stevenson and Hunt Room.

Building an Age Friendly London

The World Health Organization has designated London as an Age Friendly City, the second one in North America.  Age friendly cities are places that encourage active aging by optimizing opportunities for health, participation, and security, in order to enhance quality of life as people age.  

To promote the opportunities and resources that exist in London, an event for adults, seniors, family and caregivers will

Don't Survive - Thrive! Conquer disease and achieve vitality

This Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library - a unique opportunity to spend an evening with Dr. Brian Clement, internationally renowned nutritionist. Don't let it pass you by! Come and find out how to lengthen your life span and increase the quality of your health and well-being. Discover energy rich cuisine based on living-foods, vital to cellular and general health. Gain the strength to become fully responsible for every aspect of your life.

Chiropractic Medicine - it's more than cracking your back!

At Central this week, area Chiroprators are giving a free series of lectures on Chiropratic health and wellbeing from noon - 1 pm.  Topics are,

The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: and other small acts of liberation

book cover imageReaders who appreciate Anna Quindlen's way with female characters and their relationships will equally enjoy Elizabeth Berg, who depicts women with compassion and eloquence, in "The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: and other small acts of liberation". Though