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Alzheimer's drug adoption in U.S. slowed by doctors' skepticism

Nine months into the U.S. launch of the first drug proven to slow the advance of Alzheimer's, Eisai and Biogen's Leqembi is facing an unexpected hurdle to widespread use: an entrenched belief among some doctors that treating the memory-robbing disease is futile.

Quebec-based research initiative explores innovations in rural health care

Due to long distances and under-resourcing, trauma patients in rural Quebec are three times more likely to die before hospital admission than their urban counterparts. But a program called Living Lab Charlevoix is bringing medical students and residents to the north shore of the St. Lawrence River to change that.