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10/03/2017

There are headaches and then there are migraines. Headaches are a painful inconvenience that can be treated with over-the-counter pain medication. Migraines, on the other hand, require you to stop what you’re doing immediately and brace yourself for impact.

10/02/2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of BUTRANS® to the innoviCares program.

To receive this benefit, simply present your innoviCares card along with a prescription for BUTRANS® at your local pharmacy and ask for the brand. Your innoviCares card will automatically cover a portion of the cost of the prescription at your pharmacy.

09/21/2017

Drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, play a large role in our overall well-being. For some people, a once daily oral medication can help regulate their blood pressure. For others, anti-depressants can allow them to enjoy life. Regardless of whether you are taking a drug to quit smoking or an oral contraceptive, you should know about drug-drug interactions.

What are drug-drug Interactions?

08/15/2017

It has been just over fourteen years since I have retired from competitive sport.   The years have flown by and I have loved all the excitement and variety that life has brought, including the arrival of my two children, Greta, 13, and Easton, 10.  I have broadcast five Olympic Games, and continue to be involved in sport at the international, national, and grass roots level. 

07/12/2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of DICLECTIN​® to the innoviCares program.    To receive this benefit, simply present your innoviCares card along with a prescription for DICLECTIN​® at your local pharmacy. Your innoviCares card will automatically cover a portion of the cost of the prescription.   You can see the full list of products covered by innoviCares by visiting the What’s Covered page and selecting your province from the drop-down menu.

07/11/2017

It’s a moment we all fear: when your doctor enters the room, closes the door, and says, “I have some bad news.” Learning you have a serious illness or condition can be devastating, but the emotional and psychological turbulence you experience following that initial shock can often make you feel worse. But they don’t have to.

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