Daily Rounds: Dems Hide From Health Care; Organic Benefits; Hospital Shrinkage

Dems shrink from health care - "At least five of the 34 House Democrats who voted against their party’s health care reform bill are highlighting their 'no' votes in ads back home. By contrast, party officials in Washington can’t identify a single House member who’s running an ad boasting of a 'yes' vote." (The Politico)

Is Organically Produced Food More Nutritious? - NPR "Reporting in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers write that organically grown strawberries contain more antioxidants and vitamin C than conventional berries." (NPR)

UMass to cut 70-80 jobs "UMass Memorial Health Care, the dominant health care system in Central Massachusetts, will cut about 70 to 80 jobs over the coming weeks and shut down an inpatient medical-surgical unit with about 28 beds at the Memorial campus as part of an effort to reduce costs." (

This program aired on September 6, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.


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