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05/30/2017
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in Canada, and the third leading cause of death. Nearly 14,000 Canadians die from stroke each year, with a new stroke occurring every 10 minutes. What is a stroke?

A stroke occurs when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke depend on the part of the brain damaged and the amount of damage done.

05/08/2017

Not only is skin cancer the most common cancer here in Canada, it’s also one of the most preventable types.

There are three forms of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma. The first two are grouped together as non-melanoma skin cancers.

(You can learn the signs of early melanoma here.) 

05/04/2017

The alphabet is one of the most elementary things we learn as kids, but did you know the first few letters can also help you recognise the early signs of melanoma?

Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer, and skin cancer rates are still rising despite a general fall in other cancer rates in recent years. As with breast cancer, self-checking is one of the easiest ways to identify potential skin cancers early.

03/24/2017

When we first launched innoviCares, all you needed was a paper or plastic card to access prescription savings. Since then, we’ve grown to include over 100 brand-name medications and healthcare products, plus savings on optical products, counselling services, and weight management programs through our updated web application.

To help you access all these great savings and tools, we want to give you the opportunity to win an iPad Mini 2. How do you enter?

03/20/2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of EPIVAL® and LIPIDIL SUPRA® to the innoviCares program.    To receive these benefits, simply present your innoviCares card along with a prescription for EPIVAL® or LIPIDIL SUPRA® 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.  

03/20/2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of VIMOVO® to the innoviCares program.    To receive this benefit, simply present your innoviCares card along with a prescription for VIMOVO® 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.  

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