Myth or Fact? You Can Get Cancer From Sex

By David McLay 3 min read Most of us grew up hearing some myths and misinformation about sex. I’ve been grown up for some time, but I recently came across a new one: You can get cancer from sex. Both cancer and sex are too important to leave shrouded in myth, so I investigated. In … Continue reading Myth or Fact? You Can Get Cancer From Sex

All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Washing hands, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and being physically active are steps you can take to prevent the flu. The other important action is getting a yearly flu shot. Maybe you’re wavering. Perhaps you’re wondering if you really need the flu shot and if it … Continue reading All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read November 14th is World Diabetes Day, making this the ideal time to talk about a disease that affects about 11 million Canadians. Being diagnosed with diabetes means you will probably have to make some lifestyle changes, and that can be scary. But rest assured, with the right diet, activity … Continue reading 5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes

Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams

Written by Yuki Hayashi 3 minute read Screen time. Caffeine. Non-stop work demands. Social commitments.  There’s a lot that comes between Canadians and our sleep time. According to a Statistics Canada report on sleep habits, one out of three adults aged 18 to 64 averages less than seven hours of sleep. Experts recommend adults get … Continue reading Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams