Daily Rounds: Hauser Scandal Aftermath; Health Costs Hurt Colleges; Clinical Trial Conundrum; White House Recharges; Cold Virus and Obesity?

Harvard misconduct case casts shadow over other research - The Boston Globe Marc Hauser's colleagues grapple with the aftermath of his alleged academic misdeeds. (Boston Globe)

Contributing Columnist - A Health Care Plan for Colleges - Op-Ed - As states pay more for Medicaid, they pay less for higher education. (The New York Times)

Target Cancer - New Drugs Stir Debate on Rules of Clinical Trials - Pulitzer Prize winner Amy Harmon writes movingly about a painful dilemma in cancer trials. (The New York Times)

Looking to Midterms, White House Recharges Health-Care Push - "...hoping that a slate of consumer-friendly provisions will boost public support before midterm elections. Starting Thursday, insurers officially must adhere to about a half-dozen key changes under the law, including eliminating co-payments for preventive services and allowing children to stay on their parents' insurance policy until their 26th birthday." (Wall Street Journal)

Cold strain linked to obesity in children - A small University of California-San Diego study finds children who had been infected with "adenovirus 36" are more likely to be obese. (USA Today)

This program aired on September 20, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.


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