Current Awareness in Aging Research (CAAR) Report #167--January 3, 2003

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CAAR (Current Awareness in Aging Research) is a weekly email report produced by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that helps researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/caar.html

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I. Data:

1. AHRQ MEPS:

A. "HC-041: 1996 Supplemental Public Use File," (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, December 2002, data files are available in compressed ASCII and SAS transport format, documentation [codebooks in HTML or .pdf format] and SAS programming statements are also available). Note: "The HC-041 data file is a person-level file, containing health insurance variables and a language of interview variable. In order to use these variables, this file should be linked to the 1996 Consolidated Full-year Use and Expenditure File (HC-012) which contains all previously released 1996 person level data including demographic and socio-economic information. Please refer to the HC-012 documentation for further information."

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/Puf/PufDetail.asp?ID=100

B. "HC-043: 1998 Supplemental Public Use File," (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, December 2002, data files are available in compressed ASCII and SAS transport format, documentation [codebooks in HTML or .pdf format] and SAS programming statements are also available). Note: "File 1 of HC-043 is a person-level file, containing health insurance, disability, access to care and language of interview variables. In order to use these variables, this file should be linked to the 1998 Consolidated Full-year Use and Expenditure File (HC-028) which contains all previously released 1998 person level data including demographic and socio-economic information. File 2 of HC-043 is an event-level file, containing a variable (SEETLKPV) provided to supplement the variables in the 1998 event-level Outpatient Department Visits File (HC-026F)."

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/Puf/PufDetail.asp?ID=99
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2. PSID DATA UPDATE:

A. Updated variables for Education of Head and Wife/"wife" are now available for 2001. Go to the PSID data center "and selecting Other Family Data, then under the Demographic (derived) Variables category, select 2001" (University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Panel Survey of Income Dynamics, Dec. 20, 2002).

B. "The 2001 Income Plus and The 1994-1999 Work Hour and Wage data files have been updated: As part of a check on data quality and comparability, the 1994-1999 Income Plus data file has been re-released to incorporate updates to other family unit member income variables. The 1994-1999 Work Hours and Wage Rate files have also been re-released with updates for wage rate." (University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Dec. 20, 2002).

http://www.isr.umich.edu/src/psid/whatsnew.html
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3. NCHS: "Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the January-June 2002 NHIS (National Health Interview Survey) (US National Center for Health Statistics, Dec. 31, 2002). There are several tables with age breakdowns that may be of interest to researchers in aging. In addition, the section on personal care needs may also be of interest.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhis/released200212.htm

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II. Reports and articles:

4. DHHS AOA: "A Profile of Older Americans: 2002" (US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, January 2003, HTML and .pdf format, 14p.). "Latest statistics on older Americans in 13 key subject areas. It includes both narrative and statistical charts."

http://www.aoa.gov/aoa/stats/profile/default.htm
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5. GAO REPORT: "Skilled Nursing Facilities: Medicare Payments Exceed Costs for Most but Not All Facilities" (US General Accounting Office GAO 03-183, December 2002, .pdf format, 32p.).

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d03183.pdf

Note: This is a temporary address. GAO reports will be available at:

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces160.shtml

Search on title or report number.
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6. CMS ADMINISTRATIVE RULE, QUARTERLY PROVIDER UPDATE:

A. CMS Announces Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. "Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2003 And Inclusion of Registered Nurses in the Personnel Provision of the Critical Access Hospital Emergency Services Requirement For Frontier areas and Remote Locations" (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS-1204-FC, December 2002, Microsoft Word format.)

http://cms.hhs.gov/REGULATIONS/PFS/

B. _CMS Quarterly Provider Update_ (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, January 2003).

http://cms.hhs.gov/providerupdate/

Note: This is a temporary address. When the next _QPU_ is released, this one, along with all others, will be available at:

http://cms.hhs.gov/providerupdate/archive/
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7. DHHS OIG ADVISORY OPINION: Advisory Opinion 02-16 (concerning the waiver of Part B cost-sharing obligations for equipment and supplies used by Medicare beneficiaries to monitor blood glucose levels in a clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health) (US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, January 2003, .pdf format, 7p.).

http://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/docs/advisoryopinions/2002/ao0216a.pdf
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8. _MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW_ ARTICLES:

A. "Using the Employment Cost Index to adjust Medicare payments," by Albert E. Schwenk and William J. Wiatrowski (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, _Monthly Labor Review_, Vol. 125, No. 10, October 2002, .pdf format, p. 20-27).

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2002/10/art3full.pdf

B. "Age-adjusted labor force participation rates, 1960-2045," by Robert F. Szafran (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, _Monthly Labor Review_, Vol. 125, No. 9, September 2002, .pdf format, p. 25-38).

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2002/09/art3full.pdf

C. "The Labor force participation of older women: retired? working? both?," by Elizabeth T. Hill (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, _Monthly Labor Review_, Vol. 125, No. 9, September 2002, .pdf format, p. 39-48).

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2002/09/art4full.pdf
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9. JOSEPH ROUNTREE FOUNDATION FINDINGS: "Public policy initiatives for older workers" (December 2002). Information about purchasing the full report is available at the site.

http://www.jrf.org.uk/knowledge/findings/socialpolicy/d62.asp

More information about Joseph Rountree Foundation:

http://www.jrf.org.uk/
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10. OECD NEWS RELEASE: "Increasing Employment: the Role of Later Retirement" (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Aging Society, Dec. 12, 2002). Ordering information for full text is available at the site.

http://www.oecd.org/EN/document/0,,EN-document-26-nodirectorate-no-12-37278-26,00.html
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11. AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING PRESS RELEASE: "$1.2 Million Boost to Home and Community Care in the Act," (Dec. 20, 2002).

http://www.health.gov.au/mediarel/yr2002/ka/ka02129.htm
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12. _BMJ_ NEWS ROUNDUP, CLINICAL REVIEW, PRESS REVIEW:

A. "Parkinson's in men may be linked to high dairy diet," by Deborah Josefson (_British Medical Journal_ News Roundup, Vol. 326, No. 7379, Jan. 4, 2002, p. 10).

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/326/7379/10/a

B. "Care of the dying patient: the last hours or days of life," by John Ellershaw and Chris Ward (_British Medical Journal_, Vol. 326, No. 7379, Jan. 4, 2002, HTML and .pdf format, p. 30-34).

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/326/7379/30

C. "Lessons from the HRT story," by Melissa Sweet (_British Medical Journal_, Vol. 326, No. 7379, Jan. 4, 2002, p. 58).

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/326/7379/58
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13. _LANCET_ ARTICLES, COMMENTARY: Note: _Lancet_ requires free registration before providing content.

A. "Oestrogen therapy for prevention of reinfarction in postmenopausal women: a randomised placebo controlled trial," by The ESPRIT team (_Lancet_, Vol. 360, No. 9350, Dec. 21, 2002, HTML and .pdf format, p. 2001-2008). Note: _Lancet_ is providing free access to the full-text of this article.

HTML:

http://www.thelancet.com/journal/vol360/iss9350/full/llan.360.9350.original_research.23666.1

.pdf:

http://pdf.thelancet.com/pdfdownload?uid=llan.360.9350.original_research.23666.1&x=x.pdf

B. "Dignity in the terminally ill: a cross-sectional, cohort study," by Harvey Max Chochinov, Thomas Hack, Thomas Hassard, Linda J. Kristjanson, Susan McClement, and Mike Harlos (_Lancet_, Vol. 360, No. 9350, Dec. 21, 2002, HTML and .pdf format, p. 2026-2030). Note: _Lancet_ is providing free access to the full-text of this article.

HTML:

http://www.thelancet.com/journal/vol360/iss9350/full/llan.360.9350.original_research.23669.1

.pdf:

http://pdf.thelancet.com/pdfdownload?uid=llan.360.9350.original_research.23669.1&x=x.pdf

C. "Hormones for coronary disease--full circle," by Jacques E. Rossouw (_Lancet_, Vol. 360, No. 9350, Dec. 21, 2002, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1996-1997).

HTML:

http://www.thelancet.com/journal/vol360/iss9350/full/llan.360.9350.editorial_and_review.23760.1

.pdf:

http://pdf.thelancet.com/pdfdownload?uid=llan.360.9350.editorial_and_review.23760.1&x=x.pdf

D. "Death and dignity: dogma disputed," by Manish Agrawal and Ezekiel J. Emanuel (_Lancet_, Vol. 360, No. 9350, Dec. 21, 2002, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1997-1998).

HTML:

http://www.thelancet.com/journal/vol360/iss9350/full/llan.360.9350.editorial_and_review.23760.1

.pdf:

http://pdf.thelancet.com/pdfdownload?uid=llan.360.9350.editorial_and_review.23761.1&x=x.pdf
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14. _PNAS_ ARTICLE ABSTRACTS:

A. "A structural model for Alzheimer's beta -amyloid fibrils based on experimental constraints from solid state NMR," by Aneta T. Petkova, Yoshitaka Ishii, John J. Balbach, Oleg N. Antzutkin, Richard D. Leapman, Frank Delaglio, and Robert Tycko (_Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 26, Dec. 24, 2002, p. 16742-16747).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/26/16742

B. "Molecular conformation of a peptide fragment of transthyretin in an amyloid fibril," by Christopher P. Jaroniec, Cait E. MacPhee, Nathan S. Astrof, Christopher M. Dobson, and Robert G. Griffin (_Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 26, Dec. 24, 2002, p. 16748-16753).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/26/16748
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15. _NEJM_ ARTICLE ABSTRACT: "Celecoxib versus Diclofenac and Omeprazole in Reducing the Risk of Recurrent Ulcer Bleeding in Patients with Arthritis," by Francis K.L. Chan, Lawrence C.T. Hung, Bing Y. Suen, Justin C.Y. Wu, Kenneth C. Lee, Vincent K.S. Leung, Aric J. Hui, Ka F. To, Wai K. Leung, Vincent W.S. Wong, Sydney Chung, and Joseph J.Y. Sung (_New England Journal of Medicine_, Vol. 347, No. 26, Dec. 26, 2002, p. 2104-2110).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/short/347/26/2104?query=TOC

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III. Working Papers:

16. NBER:

A. "Retirement and the Stock Market Bubble," by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier (National Bureau of Economic Research w9404, December 2002, .pdf format, 43p.).

Abstract:

This paper specifies and estimates a structural dynamic stochastic model of the way individuals make retirement and saving choices in an uncertain world, and applies that model to analyze the effects of the stock market bubble on retirement behavior. The model includes individual variation both in retirement preferences and in time preferences. Estimates are based on information covering the period 1992 through 2000 from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a panel survey of retirement age respondents and their spouses. The extraordinary returns in the stock market in the late 1990's, which more than doubled stock prices and unexpectedly increased the value of a mixed portfolio by nearly 60 percent, increased retirement for the HRS sample of workers by over 3 percentage points by the turn of the century and would have decreased the average retirement age by about a quarter of a year if it had not been interrupted. The subsequent decline in the market, which very nearly wiped out the gains that had been made during the preceding surge, effectively neutralized the effect of the preceding stock market gains on retirement. The effects of the bubble were to increase retirement as long as the bubble continued, but any continuing effects of the bubble after its end will probably be minimal.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9404

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address at the bottom of the abstract for full text.

B. "Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Micro Estimation," by Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (National Bureau of Economic Research w9407, December 2002, .pdf format, 54p.).

Abstract:

This is the introduction to and summary of the second stage of an international research project to study the relationship between social security provisions and retirement. The project relies on the analyses of a large group of economists in 12 countries who conduct the analysis for each of their countries. In the first stage we documented the enormous disincentives for continued work at older ages in many countries. The introduction to the first volume from the project concluded with a striking graph showing a strong relationship across countries between social security program incentives to retire and the proportion of older persons out of the labor force. The results in this volume show the large magnitude of these effects. Across 12 countries with very different social security programs and labor market institutions, the results consistently show that program incentives accord strongly with retirement decisions. The magnitude is illustrated by the simulations reported in each country paper. Considering the average across all countries, a reform that delays benefit eligibility by three years would likely reduce the proportion of men 56 to 65 out of the labor force between 23 and 36 percent, perhaps closer to 36 percent in the long run. On the other hand, an illustrative"common reform" -- with early retirement at age 60, normal retirement age 65, and actuarial reduction in benefits between 65 and 60--has very disparate effects across the countries, depending on the provisions of the current program in each country. There is a strong correspondence between the simulation results and a priori expectations. The results leave little doubt that social security incentives have a strong effect on retirement decisions. And the estimates show that the effect is similar in countries with very different cultural histories, labor market institutions, and other social characteristics. While countries may differ in many respects, the employees in all countries react similarly to social security retirement incentives. The simulated effects of illustrative reforms reported in the country papers make clear that changes in the provisions of social security programs would have very large effects on the labor force participation of older employees.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9407

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address at the bottom of the abstract for full text.

C. "Changes in the Value of Life: 1940-1980," by Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn (National Bureau of Economic Research w9396, December 2002, .pdf format, 29p.).

Abstract:

We present the first nation wide value of life estimates for the United States at more than one point in time. Our estimates are for every ten years between 1940 and 1980, a period when declines in fatal accident rates were historically unprecedented. Our estimated elasticity of value of life with respect to per capita GNP is 1.5 to 1.7. We illustrate the importance of rising value of life for policy evaluation by examining the benefits of improved longevity since 1900, showing that the current marginal increase in longevity is more valuable than the large increase in the first half of the twentieth century.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9396

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address at the bottom of the abstract for full text.

D. "Pareto Improving Social Security Reform when Financial Markets are Incomplete?" by Dirk Krueger and Felix Kubler (National Bureau of Economic Research w9410, January 2003, .pdf format, 32p.).

Abstract:

This paper studies an Overlapping Generations model with stochastic production and incomplete markets to assess whether the introduction of an unfunded social security system can lead to a Pareto improvement. When returns to capital and wages are imperfectly correlated, the consumption variance of all generations can be reduced if government policies enable them to pool labor and capital incomes. A social security system that endows retired households with a claim to labor income may serve as an effective tool to share aggregate risk between generations. Our quantitative analysis shows that, first, abstracting from the crowding-out effect of social security on the aggregate stock in general equilibrium, the introduction of social security does indeed represent a Pareto improving reform, if households are both fairly risk-averse and fairly willing to intertemporally substitute consumption. Second, the severity of the capital crowding-out effect in general equilibrium overturns these gains for degrees of risk aversion and intertemporal elasticity of substitution commonly used in the literature.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9410

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address at the bottom of the abstract for full text.

E. "Trading with the Unborn: A New Perspective on Capital Income Taxation," by Kent A. Smetters (National Bureau of Economic Research w9412, December 2002, .pdf format, 47p.).

Abstract:

Security markets between generations are incomplete due to a "biological trading constraint" that prevents living generations from negotiating contingent contracts with the unborn. This paper shows, however, that government policy can be used to replicate the trades that would have occurred if these generations could trade. Specifically, for the class of linear securities, these trades can be replicated using a Domar-Musgrave capital income tax that is similar to the U.S. capital income tax. It is then proven that the Replicating Tax Rate (RTR) in the replicating capital income tax system is positive in a production economy if wage and capital returns are uncorrelated (i.e., only depreciation is stochastic). The sign of the RTR is ambiguous, however, if wage and capital returns are perfectly correlated (i.e., only productivity is stochastic). But, in this case, if we also assume that (i) production takes the Cobb-Douglas form, (ii) depreciation per period is less than 100 percent, and (iii) the inter-temporal substitution elasticity (IES) is unity, then the RTR is actually negative. Since completing a missing market is not necessarily pareto improving in the presence of general-equilibrium effects, this paper also investigates whether the Replicating Tax increases efficiency. In the case in which the RTR can be signed as negative, efficiency is proven to increase. While this result is one of the first derivations of efficiency gains associated with completing a missing market in a production economy with an endogenous equity return distribution, this result is still restrictive. Simulation evidence, therefore, is reported for more realistic cases in which both productivity and depreciation are stochastic; a calibrated value for the IES parameter is also used and other realistic features of the U.S. economy are incorporated. Welfare results, corresponding to a change in the RTR, are reported for both transition and steady-state generations using a recursive technique that accommodates a state space that expands rapidly over time.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9412

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address at the bottom of the abstract for full text.

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IV. Journal Tables of Contents (check your library for availability):

17. American Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 156, No. 12, Dec. 15, 2002). Note: Full electronic text (HTML and .pdf format) may be available at the site. Check your organization's library.

http://aje.oupjournals.org/content/vol156/issue12/index.shtml
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18. American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 93, No. 1, January 2003). Note 1: Full electronic text (HTML and .pdf format) may be available at the site. Check your organization's library. Note 2: Full electronic text is available in the ProQuest Research Library and the EBSCO Host Acaedemic Search Elite Database. Check your library for the availability of these databases and this issue.

http://www.ajph.org/content/vol93/issue1/index.shtml?etoc
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19. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Vol. 35, Issue 0, 2002 Supplement).

http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jnlnr/08003

Click on "Tables of Contents and Abstracts" , "2002", and then "Volume 35, Issue 0".
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20. Journals of Gerontology (B) Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (Vol. 58B, No. 1, January 2003). Note 1: Full electronic text (HTML and .pdf format) may be available at the site. Check your organization's library. Note 2: Full electronic text of these journals is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and these issues.

http://psychsoc.gerontologyjournals.org/content/vol58/issue1/index.shtml
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21. INGENTA Tables of Contents: INGENTA provides fee based document delivery services for selected journals.

A. Point your browser to:

http://www.ingenta.com/

B. click on "browse by publication"
C. Type the Journal Name in the "by words in the title" search box, click the "fax/ariel" radio button, and click "search".
D. View the table of contents for the issue noted.

Demography (Vol. 39, No. 4, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and this issue.

Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal (Vol. 31, No. 2, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and this issue.

The Gerontologist (Vol. 42, SPI/1, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and this issue.

Health and Social Work (Vol. 27, No. 4, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and this issue.

International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2002).

Journal of Women and Aging (Vol. 14, No. 3/4, 2002).
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22. AMEDEO MEDICAL LITERATURE: Note: "AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields... All AMEDEO services are free of charge. This policy was made possible thanks to generous unrestricted educational grants provided by AMGEN, Berlex, Eisai, Glaxo Wellcome, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, and Schering AG."

A. Osteoporosis: Literature for the week of Dec. 23, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ost.htm

B. Alzheimer's Disease: Literature for the week of Dec. 23, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ad.htm

C. Parkinson's Disease: Literature for the week of Dec. 23, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/pd.htm

AMADEO Literature Guide:

http://www.amedeo.com/index.htm

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V. Books:

23. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS: _Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in an Aging America_, edited by Richard J. Bonnie and Robert B. Wallace (Panel to Review Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect, US National Research Council, 2002, OpenBook format, 568p.). Ordering and pricing information is available at the site.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/10406.html?onpi_listserv122002

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VI. Funding Opportunities/Employment Opportunities:

24. NIH: "Collaborative Studies on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases Associated with Aging," (US National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging, AG-03-005, Dec. 19, 2002).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-03-005.html
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25. DHHS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

A. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary (OS), Administration on Aging, Center for Wellness and Community Based Service, Dallas, TX, Aging Service Program Specialist (US Department of Health and Human Services). For more information see:

http://career.psc.gov/HRShowVac.taf?&VACANCY_uid1=1276

B. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary (OS), Administration on Aging, Center for Wellness and Community Based Service, Kansas City, MO, Regional Administrator (US Department of Health and Human Services). For more information see:

http://career.psc.gov/HRShowVac.taf?&VACANCY_uid1=1277

C. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary (OS), Administration on Aging (AoA), Office of the Assistant Secretary, Management Analyst (US Department of Health and Human Services). For more information see:

http://career.psc.gov/CHPublic/HRShowVac.taf?&VACANCY_uid1=1273&_Title=EV

D. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary (OS) Administration on Aging, Center for Wellness and Community Based Services, Washington, DC, Program Specialist (US Department of Health and Human Services). For more information see:

http://career.psc.gov/CHPublic/HRShowVac.taf?&VACANCY_uid1=1302&_Title=E

E. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary (OS), Administration on Aging, Center for Wellness and Community Based Services, Washington, DC, Management Analyst, (US Department of Health and Human Services). For more information see:

http://career.psc.gov/CHPublic/HRShowVac.taf?&VACANCY_uid1=1303

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VII. Legislation Information Updates:

26. US SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS HEARING PUBLICATION: "Making Sense of the Mammography Controversy: What Women Need to Know," a hearing held Feb. 28, 2002 (Senate Hearing No. 107-326, ASCII text and .pdf format, 109p.).

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate15sh107.html

Scroll to or "find in page" "107-326" (without the quotes).
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27. US SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON AGING HEARING PUBLICATION: "Buyer Beware: Public Health Concerns of Counterfeit Medicine," a hearing held Jul. 9, 2002 (Senate Hearing No. 107-727, Serial Publication No. 107-29, ASCII text and .pdf format, 93p.).

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate22sh107.html

Scroll to or "find in page" "107-727" (without the quotes).

Jack Solock
Data Librarian--Center for Demography and Ecology and Center for
Demography of Health and Aging
4470 Social Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
608-262-9827
jsolock@ssc.wisc.edu