Daily Rounds: Hauser Repeats Experiments; Nurses Set To Strike; Fighting For Immigrant Care; Can Anorexics Truly Recover?

Embattled researcher repeats experiments - The Boston Globe "The journal Science published a clarification yesterday of a 2007 study led by Marc Hauser, the embattled Harvard psychology professor who was found by a university investigation to be solely responsible for eight counts of scientific misconduct. The paper was one of three published works called into question by the investigation last year. But the journal said that Hauser and a colleague had redone experiments used in the 2007 study and that the new data confirmed the original findings." (

Nurses set to strike as Tufts, union won’t budge - "Nurses at Tufts Medical Center moved closer to a strike yesterday, notifying administrators they will hit the picket lines May 6 if they don’t reach an agreement on their patient ratio demands. Tufts Medical Center boss Tufts Medical Centersaid she has replacements lined up." (Boston Herald)

Immigrant Advocates Fight For State-Sponsored Health Coverage | WBUR "Immigrant advocacy groups are planning a large-scale effort to keep state-sponsored health coverage in place for thousands of legal immigrants in Massachusetts. At issue is a recent legislative committee vote to cut $50 million from the the Commonwealth Care Bridge program." (WBUR | 90.9 FM)

With Anorexia, Total Recovery Can Be Elusive - "Most medical experts agree that a third of people with the disorder will remain chronically ill, a third will die of their disorder, and a third will recover — with one significant caveat. There is surprisingly little agreement as to what “recovery” means for people with anorexia. "(

This program aired on April 26, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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