The FDA just opened up access to a promising new Alzheimer’s drug
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(Agence France-Presse/ Science Alert) — The US drug regulator gave full approval to a new Alzheimer’s medicine on Thursday, a move that makes it more widely available to the public through government-run health insurance for the elderly.

​Leqembi, developed jointly by Japan’s Eisai  …

Opinion: Equity needed in Quebec’s distribution of family doctors
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(Mark Roper/ The Montreal Gazette) — Every year the government releases its figures for family doctors. The latest figures date from Dec. 31, 2020, and show very uneven access to primary care.

Province-wide, 79 per cent of Quebecers were registered with a family doctor, far from the government’s target of 85 per cent. This  …