Be Sun-Savvy: 5 Tips for Family Sun Protection

Written by Yuki Hayashi (2 min read) With the bloom of magnolia trees it’s hard to imagine we were wearing three layers just a few months ago. Now that we’re finally basking in warm springtime temps, it’s time to get sun savvy. As spring segues into summer, the great outdoors beckon. Here are 5 ways … Continue reading Be Sun-Savvy: 5 Tips for Family Sun Protection

7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age

Written by Team Optimity 2 min read Fact: Canadians are living longer than ever before. Another fact: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications at a similar age of onset as the previous generation. Lesser-known truth: While people are living longer, they are living longer with underlying health complications.  The health problems older people … Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age

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