Meet Paulette – Invisible Disorders

Meet Paulette – Invisible Disorders

A broken leg, the common cold, breast cancer Could you identify a symptom or two? Would your doctor know what to do for you? Chances are you’ve answered “yes” to those questions. You can probably even make a guess at the type and length of treatment, and whether or not you would have to miss […]

A High-Level Look at Colorectal Cancer

A High-Level Look at Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death for men from cancer in Canada. Thankfully, if detected early through regular screening, it can be cured 90% of the time. One in 14 men is expected to develop colorectal cancer during their lifetime and one in 29 will die of it. Regularly screening is critically […]

Meet Pierre – A Waiting Game

Meet Pierre – A Waiting Game

Not so Fun Fact The average person will spend a total of 6 months of their lifetime waiting in line for things, 43 days on hold with automated phone services, and 27 days waiting at bus platforms. That’s a lot of standing around and waiting. But what about some of the less obvious waiting we […]

Novus Health is Bringing Virtual Care to its Members

At Novus Health, making quality health care accessible to all Canadians is part of our mandate—which is why we’re so excited about the latest development on the horizon: virtual care. In today’s digital age, virtual care is becoming an important strategy to help Canadians receive the best possible health care service. The ability to remotely […]

A High-Level Look at Cholesterol

A High-Level Look at Cholesterol

About 40% of Canadians have high blood cholesterol, a condition that can lead to heart disease. Cholesterol is a soft, wax-like fatty substance found in all parts of the body, a little bit of which is required for good health. In fact, the body needs cholesterol to build cell membranes, and to produce vitamin D […]

The Rise of Virtual Health Care

The Rise of Virtual Health Care

 By Dr. Michael Szabo The Problem There’s no question that virtual health care is on the rise. It’s seen as the wave of the future, a way to make our health care system more efficient and convenient. There are now many providers of this service in Canada. Virtual care allows you to “see” a doctor […]

A High-Level Look at Cervical Cancer

A High-Level Look at Cervical Cancer

Although not as common as breast cancer, cervical cancer is a tangible threat to women. About 1 in 152 women are expected to develop cervical cancer in her lifetime, and 1 in 425 will die of it. The symptoms of cervical cancer can be hard to detect, as sometimes the changes associated with cells of […]

Meet Edward – The Real Costs of Anxiety in the Workplace

There’s no “I” in “team”, they say. But you know where there is an “I”? In “illness”; in “anxiety”; in “isolation”. And “hidden”. Anxiety and other stress-based mental illnesses affect 1 in 5 Canadians. Often called a “hidden disability”, anxiety is manifested by panic attacks, sleep issues, dizziness, and even heart palpitations or shortness of […]

Navigating the Yukon Health Care System

Navigating the Yukon Health Care System

Yukon, Canada’s westernmost and smallest territory, is in many ways a stark contrast to the other provinces of Canada. However, its healthcare system is strikingly similar. Today, Novus is here to provide you with a high-level look at Yukon’s healthcare system, so you can find the best care for you and your family while in […]

Meet Ben – Conquering Anxiety

Meet Ben – Conquering Anxiety

One in Three Canadians What’s the major element in your life that holds you back? Anxiety? Financial uncertainty? Indecision? Career choices? Something else? Or do you find it hard to choose just one? Surveys suggest that we are experiencing heightened levels of stress now more than ever. In fact, nearly one in three Canadians categorize […]

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