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.
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?
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.
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.
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, one life is lost to heart disease or stroke every seven minutes: that’s too many! While not everything is preventable, there are ways to reduce your risk of heart disease and improve your heart health. Here are five you can try right now.