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Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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(AP) In a battered city where many still refuse to bathe in tap water, much less drink it, the prosecution of officials accused of letting Flint's public supply become contaminated with toxic lead and failing to warn of deadly bacteria represents a tentative step toward restoring trust in government. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's announcement of new charges Wednesday agains ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Nevada forces drug makers to reveal insulin pricing, profits
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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(AP) Nevada now has the nation's strictest rules requiring pharmaceutical companies to reveal how they set certain prescription drug prices. Republican-backed provisions require pharmaceutical companies to justify insulin price hikes and outlaw "gag rules" that bar pharmacists from suggesting less-expensive prescription options.
Reference: www.chron.com
Facebook deploys AI to fight terrorism on its network
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service. Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove "terrorist content" immediately, before other users see it. Facebook and other internet companies face growing government pres ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) U.S. regulators have approved new competition for EpiPen, the emergency allergy medicine that made Mylan a poster child for pharmaceutical company greed. Symjepi is a syringe prefilled with the hormone epinephrine, which helps stop life-threatening allergic reactions from insect stings and bites, foods such as nuts and eggs, or certain medications. Most children and adults wi ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Official hopes charges in Flint water case help return trust
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
    584 Visits
(AP) In a battered city where many still refuse to bathe in tap water, much less drink it, the prosecution of officials accused of letting Flint's public supply become contaminated with toxic lead and failing to warn of deadly bacteria represents a tentative step toward restoring trust in government. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's announcement of new charges Wednesday agains ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Nevada forces drug makers to reveal insulin pricing, profits
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
    33 Visits
(AP) Nevada now has the nation's strictest rules requiring pharmaceutical companies to reveal how they set certain prescription drug prices. Republican-backed provisions require pharmaceutical companies to justify insulin price hikes and outlaw "gag rules" that bar pharmacists from suggesting less-expensive prescription options.
Reference: www.chron.com
Facebook deploys AI to fight terrorism on its network
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
    45 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service. Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove "terrorist content" immediately, before other users see it. Facebook and other internet companies face growing government pres ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
    47 Visits
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) U.S. regulators have approved new competition for EpiPen, the emergency allergy medicine that made Mylan a poster child for pharmaceutical company greed. Symjepi is a syringe prefilled with the hormone epinephrine, which helps stop life-threatening allergic reactions from insect stings and bites, foods such as nuts and eggs, or certain medications. Most children and adults wi ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
    485 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Top Republican seeks action now to steady insurance markets
Technology
Published in 9-6-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) A senior House Republican on Thursday called for immediate action to stabilize shaky health insurance markets around the country, amid concerns that the GOP could get blamed for rising premiums and dwindling choice next year. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said the government should keep paying billions of dollars in "cost-sharing" subsidies that he ...>>
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FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller
Technology
Published in 9-6-2017
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The FDA says it has seen a "significant shift" from people crushing and snorting Opana ER to get high to injecting it. Abuse of Opana ER was blamed for a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in southern Indiana linked to sharing needles.
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Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places
Technology
Published in 9-6-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories as it did in other places hit by the epidemic. Last fall, the agency stopped reporting Zika numbers for U.S. territories because of a disagreement with health officials in Puerto Rico over how cases were being counted. The health department's website stil ...>>
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New Google project digitizes world's top fashion archives
Technology
Published in 9-6-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Anyone who has waited on a long, snaking line to get into a fashion exhibit at a top museum knows just how popular they've become and more broadly, how fashion is increasingly seen as a form of artistic and cultural expression. The new initiative , "We Wear Culture," which launched Thursday, uses Google's technology to connect fashion lovers to collections and exhibits a ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 9-6-2017
    818 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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