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Iowa sues TikTok for deception: Iowa joined the states of Akansas, Indiana, Montana and Utah on a list of those suing the company that owns TikTok, contending the social media platform is misleading parents about the preponderance of nudity, alcohol and drug references, and sexual content, reports Reuters. Iowa’s lawsuit, filed last Wednesday, accuses the company of consumer fraud, seeks financial penalties, and asks a judge for an order barring TikTok and parent company ByteDance from engaging in deceptive and unfair conduct.

People with HIV have 10-fold higher chance of developing cancer: Cancer is the leading cause of death among people with HIV, says the latest annual report from the American Cancer Society, reported by Poz Magazine. Yet, while people with HIV are 10 times more likely than those without the virus to develop about 10 HIV-related cancers, the overall incidence of cancer among both people with HIV and without has decreased. Among the report’s other key findings: endometrial cancer remains one of the few cancers for which the death rate continues to increase, at a rate of about 2 percent per year. Find the full report here.

Artificial intelligence, climate change causing concern among CEOs: Corporations are urgently in need of “reinvention” to survive changes brought on by AI and climate change, says a new survey of 32,000 CEOs in 28 countries reported by Fast Company. More than a third of those surveyed said their companies would need to change how they operate within the next three years because of climate change. Two-thirds of the CEOS said their workers needed additional training to use developing AI technology. Overall, almost half of the CEOs said their businesses wouldn’t be viable in a decade without reinvention, up from 39% last year.

Plant-based proteins shown to contribute to healthy aging among middle-aged women: A new study of 50,000 middle-aged women found a 46 percent higher likelihood of “healthy aging,” reports Plant-Based News. The study defined healthy aging as “being free from 11 major chronic diseases, having good mental health, and not having impairments in either cognitive or physical function.” Women who had a diet higher in meat consumption showed a 6 percent drop in the likelihood of healthy aging. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that plant-based proteins like beans and legumes contribute to lower “bad” cholesterol, blood pressure, and insulin sensitivity.

Search to fulfill global water demand aided by artificial intelligence: Seeking to prepare for a 40 increase in demand for fresh water worldwide by 2030, a Barcelona nonprofit is employing artificial intelligence to help find and preserve clean water, writes Nature World News. The program from Earth05 will help identify water contaminants in time to prevent algae blooms and other fall-out from pollution; find the most sustainable irrigation policies; and prepare for weather events more effectively.

(photo credits: TikTok by Solen Feyissa on Flickr, and artificial intelligence by mikemacmarketing on Flickr)