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Facebook turns to artificial intelligence to tackle suicides 9:18am EST

Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence and update its tools and services to help prevent suicides among its users.

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WHO says bird flu outbreaks raise alarm, but human risks still low

NDON, - LOThe risk of sustained human-to-human transmission of H7N9 bird flu in China is low, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, but a surge in human cases there is worrying and requires constant monitoring.

China 9:25am EST

Novartis cancer division races to catch up with rivals

ZURICH Novartis is making progress in its bid to catch rivals developing drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer, one of its top research scientists and latest recruit from Harvard University told Reuters in an interview.

3:56am EST

Israel court rejects appeal to overturn Haifa ammonia tank closure

JERUSALEM An Israeli court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Haifa Chemicals to reverse an order to shut the country's largest ammonia tank that residents and environmental groups have said is a major health hazard.

Environment 9:41am EST

Obamacare plans' drug spending rose faster than other plans in 2016: Express Scripts

Spending on prescription drugs for health plans created under the Affordable Care Act increased last year at a rate more than three times that of other commercial plans and most government-run plans managed by Express Scripts Holding Co.

Feb 28 2017

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