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Majority of middle-aged Canadians are not playing it safe, sex survey suggests Uncategorized

People getting older doesn’t necessarily mean they’re getting smarter.

A study released Thursday shows a majority of Canadians aged between 40 and 59 are not practicing safe sex.

The findings published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed married, divorced, single and widowed people.

Out of the 2,400 individuals asked online, 65 per cent of men and 72 per cent of women reported not using condoms during their last sexual encounter.

Hospital wait times drop 16 per cent in Ontario, report says Life,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The average waiting time of nine of ten patients that have waited in emergency has dropped 16 per cent, a new report says. Health Quality Ontario CEO and President Dr. Joshua Tepper says that the waiting times dropping shows good progress particularity in the context that the overall volumes in the emergency

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Toronto Public Health promotes benefits of flu shot Life,News

By Persis Abraham Getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid getting the virus, Toronto Public Health officials said Thursday. “Most of us think the flu is a minor infection where you can get better right away, but it can be very serious. Particularly  for people who have underlying health conditions,” Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer

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Health Canada looks to improve outdated Food Guide Lifestyle,News

By: Lindsay Wadden Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has announced the government’s plan to limit marketing geared towards children for unhealthy foods and beverages. Philpott made the announcement at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Montreal this morning. “We need to make choices that are good for Canadians, that will support them in making healthy choices and

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