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IBM supercomputer Watson to assist doctors

WASHINGTON — Dr. Watson will see you now. Watson, the television game show-playing supercomputer from IBM, is teaming up with health insurer WellPoint to assist medical professionals in diagnosing and treating patients. IBM and WellPoint announced on Monday they have agreed to develop the first commercial application for the computer…

Woman denied health insurance over one-cent shortfall

‘If this is how you treat people, you need spiritual training’ A Colorado single mother of two suffering from leukemia says her health insurer discontinued her coverage because she was one cent short on her premium payment. According to local news reports, La Rosa Carrington of Colorado Springs says it…