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February 27, 2017

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – February 27, 2017

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A transcript of the Jan. 12-13, 2017 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/january-2017-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 489p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/january-2017.pdf

CAAR – Employee Benefits Research Institute Periodical – February 27, 2017

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 4, February 2017, .pdf format, 8p.). Note: The article of this article is “Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond,” by Stephen Blakely.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=3421

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheet – February 27, 2017

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Access to Workplace Retirement Plans by Race and Ethnicity,” by Catherine Harvey (February 2017, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/Access-to-Workplace-Retirement-Plans-by-Race-and-Ethnicity.html

February 23, 2017

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – February 23, 2017

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Medicaid’s Role for Medicare Beneficiaries,” by MaryBeth Musumeci (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/medicaids-role-for-medicare-beneficiaries/

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – February 23, 2017

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Does living in a retirement village extend life expectancy? The case of Whiteley Village,” by Les Mayhew, Ben Rickayzen and David Smith (February 2017, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/does_living_in_a_retirement_village_extend_life_expectancy_the_case_of_whit

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – February 23, 2017

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 17, No. 2, Feb. 22, 2017).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–17–No–2.html

February 22, 2017

CAAR – US Bureau of Labor Statistics Article – February 22, 2017

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Occupational choices of the elderly,” by Frederic Pryor (Monthly Labor Review, February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2017/article/occupational-choices-of-the-elderly.htm

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – February 22, 2017

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 2, February 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article in this issue is “Geographic Variation in Spending Among Older American Households,” by Sudipto Banerjee.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=3417

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Articles – February 22, 2017

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 317, No. 7, February 21, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/317/7

A. “Testosterone Treatment and Coronary Artery Plaque Volume in Older Men With Low Testosterone,” by Matthew J. Budoff, Susan S. Ellenberg, Cora E. Lewis, Emile R. Mohler III, Nanette K. Wenger, Shalender Bhasin, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Ronald S. Swerdloff, Alisa Stephens-Shields, Jane A. Cauley, Jill P. Crandall, Glenn R. Cunningham, Kristine E. Ensrud,Thomas M. Gill, Alvin M. Matsumoto, Mark E. Molitch, Rine Nakanishi, Negin Nezarat, Suguru Matsumoto, Xiaoling Hou, Shehzad Basaria, Susan J. Diem, Christina Wang, Denise Cifelli, and Peter J. Snyder (p. 708-716).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2603929

B. “Testosterone Treatment and Cognitive Function in Older Men With Low Testosterone and Age-Associated Memory Impairment,” by Susan M. Resnick, Alvin M. Matsumoto, Alisa J. Stephens-Shields, Susan S. Ellenberg, Thomas M. Gill, Sally A. Shumaker, Debbie D. Pleasants, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Shalender Bhasin, Jane A. Cauley, David Cella, Jill P. Crandall, Glenn R. Cunningham, Kristine E. Ensrud, John T. Farrar, Cora E. Lewis, Mark E. Molitch, Marco Pahor, Ronald S. Swerdloff, Denise Cifelli, Stephen Anton, Shehzad Basaria, Susan J. Diem, Christina Wang, Xiaoling Hou, and Peter J. Snyder (p. 717-727).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2603930

C. “Effect of Collaborative Care vs Usual Care on Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults With Subthreshold DepressionThe CASPER Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Simon Gilbody, Helen Lewis, Joy Adamson, Katie Atherton, Della Bailey, Jacqueline Birtwistle, Katharine Bosanquet, Emily Clare, Jaime Delgadillo, David Ekers, Deborah Foster, Rhian Gabe, Samantha Gascoyne, Lesley Haley, Jahnese Hamilton, Rebecca Hargate, Catherine Hewitt, John Holmes, Ada Keding, Amanda Lilley-Kelly, Shaista Meer, Natasha Mitchell, Karen Overend, Madeline Pasterfield, Jodi Pervin, David A. Richards, Karen Spilsbury, Gemma Traviss-Turner, Dominic Trépel, Rebecca Woodhouse, Friederike Ziegler, and Dean McMillan (p. 728-737).

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 22, 2017

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Capsaicin reduces Alzheimer-associated tau changes in the hippocampus of type 2 diabetes rats,” by Weijie Xu, Juanhong Liu, Delin Ma, Gang Yuan, Yan Lu, and Yan Yang (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172477. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172477, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0172477

February 21, 2017

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – February 21, 2017

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Emergency Department Visits for Injury and Illness Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2012–2013,” by Michael Albert, Pinyao Rui, and Linda F. McCaig (Data Brief No. 272, February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db272.htm

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Briefs – February 21, 2017

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A. “Stretching the Medicaid Dollar: Home and Community-Based Services Are a Cost-Effective Approach to Providing Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Jean Accius and Brendan Flinn (February 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/stretching-the-medicaid-dollar.html

B. “Block Grants and Per Capita caps Pose Risks for Medicaid Beneficiaries and for States,” by Lynda Flowers (February 2017, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/block-grants-and-per-capita-caps-pose-risks-for-medicaid-beneficiaries-and-for-states.html

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – February 21, 2017

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Grandparent Army Report,” by George Holley-Moore (February 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/the_grandparents_army

February 17, 2017

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – February 17, 2017

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Living near major roads and the incidence of dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis: a population-based cohort study,” by Hong Chen, Jeffrey C Kwong, Ray Copes, Karen Tu, Paul J. Villeneuve, Aaron van Donkelaar, Perry Hystad, Randall V. Martin, Brian J. Murray, Barry Jessiman, Andrew S. Wilton, Alexander Kopp, and Richard T. Burnett (Vol. 389, No. 10070, February 18, 2017, p. 718-726).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)32399-6/abstract

February 16, 2017

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – February 16, 2017

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Prolonged sedentary time and physical fitness among Canadian men and women aged 60 to 69,” by Shilpa Dogra, Janine M. Clarke and Jennifer L. Copeland (Health Reports, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2017002/article/14772-eng.htm

CAAR – Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na hEireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – February 16, 2017

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Sexual activity in the over 50s population in Ireland,” by Joanna Orr, Christine McGarrigle, and Rose Anne Kenny (February 2017, .pdf format, 24p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/assets/pdf/SexualActivity-Report-2016.pdf

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – February 16, 2017

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How long will I love you? Sex and intimacy in later life,” by Dr David Lee and Josie Tetley (February 2017, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/how_long_will_i_love_you_sex_and_intimacy_in_later_life

CAAR – Alzheimer’s Australia/National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) [University of Canberra] Report – February 16, 2017

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Economic Cost Of Dementia In Australia 2016-2056,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 68p.).

www.natsem.canberra.edu.au/publications/search-by-year/?publication=economic-cost-of-dementia-in-australia-2016-2056

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 16, 2017

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How Job Changes Affect Retirement Timing by Socioeconomic Status,” by Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, Steven A. Sass and Christopher M. Gillis (IB No. 17-3, February 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-job-changes-affect-retirement-timing-by-socioeconomic-status/

CAAR – Science Report Abstract – February 16, 2017

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Vitamin B3 modulates mitochondrial vulnerability and prevents glaucoma in aged mice,” by Pete A. Williams, Jeffrey M. Harder, Nicole E. Foxworth, Kelly E. Cochran, Vivek M. Philip, Vittorio Porciatti, Oliver Smithies, and Simon W. M. John (Vol. 355, No. 6326, February 17, 2017, p. 756-760).

science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6326/756

CAAR – Pew Charitable Trust Issue Brief – February 16, 2017

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Retirement Plan Access and Participation Across Generations,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/issue-briefs/2017/02/retirement-plan-access-and-participation-across-generations

CAAR – American Bar Association Periodical – February 16, 2017

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Bifocal (Vol. 38, No. 3, February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.americanbar.org/publications/bifocal/vol_38/issue_3_february2017.html

February 15, 2017

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – February 15, 2017

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Health and social care integration,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.nao.org.uk/report/health-and-social-care-integration/

February 14, 2017

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Periodical – February 14, 2017

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Today’s Research on Aging (Vol. 35, February 2017, .pdf format, p.). The title of this issue is “How Neighborhoods Affect the Health and Well-Being of Older Americans.”

www.prb.org/Publications/Reports/2017/todays-research-aging-neighborhoods-health.aspx

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract – February 14, 2017

The impact of bilingualism on brain reserve and metabolic connectivity in Alzheimer’s dementia,” by Daniela Perani, Mohsen Farsad, Tommaso Ballarini, Francesca Lubian, Maura Malpetti, Alessandro Fracchetti, Giuseppe Magnani, Albert March, and Jubin Abutalebi (Vol. 114, No. 7, February 14, 2017, p. 1690-1695).

www.pnas.org/content/114/7/1690.abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 14, 2017

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Nutritional assessment of community-dwelling older adults in rural Nepal,” by Saruna Ghimire, Binaya Kumar Baral, and Karen Callahan (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172052. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172052, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0172052

February 13, 2017

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – February 13, 2017

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Trends in RRSP Contributions and Pre-retirement Withdrawals, 2000 to 2013,” by Derek Messacar (Economic Insights No. 64, February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-626-x/11-626-x2016064-eng.htm

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – February 13, 2017

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Work, family and social protection: Old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam,” by Charles Knox-Vydmanov (January 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.helpage.org/download/589ddb82e59a0

February 10, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 10, 2017

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{alpha}-Synuclein increases {beta}-amyloid secretion by promoting {beta}-/{gamma}-secretase processing of APP,” by Hazel L. Roberts, Bernard L. Schneider, and David R. Brown (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171925. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171925, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171925

February 9, 2017

CAAR – Employee Benefits Research Institute Issue Brief – February 9, 2017

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How Does the Level of Household Savings Affect Preference for Immediate Annuities?” by Sudipto Banerjee (Issue Brief No. 430, February 2017, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3415

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – February 9, 2017

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Impact of Changing the Age Rating Limit for Health Insurance Premiums,” by Jane Sung and Olivia Dean (February 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2016/Impact-of-Changing-the-Age-Rating-Limit-for-Health-Insurance-Premiums.html

February 8, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 8, 2017

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Association between HbA1c and carotid atherosclerosis among elderly Koreans with normal fasting glucose,” by Seung Won Lee, Hyeon Chang Kim, Yong-ho Lee, Bo Mi Song, Hansol Choi, Ji Hye Park, Yumie Rhee, and Chang Oh Kim (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171761. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171761, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171761

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – February 8, 2017

A. “Gleevec shifts APP processing from a {beta}-cleavage to a nonamyloidogenic cleavage,” by William J. Netzer, Karima Bettayeb, Subhash C. Sinha, Marc Flajolet, Paul Greengard, and Victor Bustos (Vol. 114, No. 6, February 7, 2017, p. 1389-1394).

www.pnas.org/content/114/6/1389.abstract

B. “A natural product inhibits the initiation of {alpha}-synuclein aggregation and suppresses its toxicity,” by Michele Perni, Céline Galvagnion, Alexander Maltsev, Georg Meisl, Martin B. D. Müller, Pavan K. Challa, Julius B. Kirkegaard, Patrick Flagmeier, Samuel I. A. Cohen, Roberta Cascella, Serene W. Chen, Ryan Limboker, Pietro Sormanni, Gabriella T. Heller, Francesco A. Aprile, Nunilo Cremades, Cristina Cecchi, Fabrizio Chiti, Ellen A. A. Nollen, Tuomas P. J. Knowles, Michele Vendruscolo, Adriaan Bax, Michael Zasloff, and Christopher M. Dobson (Vol. 114, No. 6, February 7, 2017, p. E1009-E1017). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/114/6/E1009.abstract

February 7, 2017

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Report – February 7, 2017

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Health Aging in Action,” (November 2016, .pdf format, 92p.).

www.cdc.gov/aging/pdf/healthy-aging-in-action508.pdf

CAAR – Pennsylvania Department of Health Report – February 7, 2017

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2015-2016 Nursing Home Reports,” (2017, .pdf format, 368p.).

www.statistics.health.pa.gov/HealthStatistics/HealthFacilities/NursingHomeReports/Documents/Nursing_Home_Report_2015_2016.pdf

February 6, 2017

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodical – February 6, 2017

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Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 77, No. 1, February 2017, .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v77n1/index.html

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Reports – February 6, 2017

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A. “Older workers and the workplace: evidence from the Workplace Employment Relations Survey,” (Research Report No. 939, February 2017, .pdf format, 102p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/older-workers-and-the-workplace-evidence-from-the-workplace-employment-relations-survey

B. “Sector-based work academies and work experience trials for older claimants: combined quantitative and qualitative findings,” (Research Report No. 938, February 2017, .pdf format, 77p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/sector-based-work-academies-and-work-experience-trials-for-older-claimants-combined-quantitative-and-qualitative-findings

C. “Employer experiences of recruiting, retaining and retraining older workers: qualitative research,” (Research Report No. 937, February 2017, .pdf format, 56p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/employer-experiences-of-recruiting-retaining-and-retraining-older-workers-qualitative-research

CAAR – UK House of Commons Library Briefing Paper – February 6, 2017

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State Pension triple lock,” by Djuna Thurley and Richard Keen (CBP-7812, February 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).

researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-7812

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Brief – February 6, 2017

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A. “Medicaid Section 1115 Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Waivers: A Survey of Enrollment, Spending, and Program Policies,” by Molly O’Malley Watts, MaryBeth Musumeci, and Petry Ubri (January 2017, .pdf format, 23p.).

kff.org/medicaid/report/medicaid-section-1115-managed-long-term-services-and-supports-waivers-a-survey-of-enrollment-spending-and-program-policies/

B. “10 Essential Facts About Medicare’s Financial Outlook,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (February 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/10-essential-facts-about-medicares-financial-outlook/

February 3, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 3, 2017

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Phishing suspiciousness in older and younger adults: The role of executive functioning,” by Brandon E. Gavett, Rui Zhao, Samantha E. John, Cara A. Bussell, Jennifer R. Roberts, and Chuan Yue (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171620. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171620, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171620

CAAR – Heritage Foundation Issue Brief – February 3, 2017

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A Social Security Primer for the New Administration: Reform Needed Now,” by Romina Boccia (No. 3186, January 2017, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.heritage.org/social-security/report/social-security-primer-the-new-administration-reform-needed-now

February 2, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 2, 2017

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A. “Serum phosphorus levels and risk of incident dementia,” by Tingting Li, Yan Xie, Benjamin Bowe, Hong Xian, and Ziyad Al-Aly (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171377. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171377, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171377

B. “Aerobic exercise regulates Rho/cofilin pathways to rescue synaptic loss in aged rats,” by Yan Li, Li Zhao, Boya Gu, Jiajia Cai, Yuanyuan Lv, and Laikang Yu (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171491. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171491, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171491

CAAR – Lancet Oncology Article Abstract – February 2, 2017

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Risk of prostate cancer diagnosis and mortality in men with a benign initial transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy set: a population-based study,” by Nina Klemann, M. Andreas Roder, J. Thomas Helgstrand, Klaus Brasso, Birgitte G. Toft, Ben Vainer, and Peter Iversen (Vol. 18, No. 2, February 2017, p. 221-229).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(17)30025-6/abstract

February 1, 2017

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 1, 2017

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Target Date Funds: What’s Under the Hood?” by Edwin J. Elton, Martin J. Gruber, Andre de Souza and Christopher R. Blake (IB No. 17-2, January 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/target-date-funds-whats-under-the-hood/

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – February 1, 2017

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 1, January 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article of this issue is “Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses: Some Couples Could Need as Much as $350,000,” by Paul Fronstin and Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5527

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 1, 2017

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General Practitioners’ Attitudes towards Essential Competencies in End-of-Life Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey,” by Stephanie Giezendanner, Corinna Jung, Hans-Ruedi Banderet, Ina Carola Otte, Heike Gudat, Dagmar M. Haller, Bernice S. Elger, Elisabeth Zemp, and Klaus Bally ( PLoS ONE 12(2): e0170168. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170168, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 18p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0170168

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheets – February 1, 2017

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Impact of Premium Support on Medicare Beneficiaries: State Fact Sheets,” (January 2017, .pdf format).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/impact-of-premium-support-on-medicare-beneficiaries.html

January 31, 2017

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 31, 2017

A. “Helical structure, stability, and dynamics in human apolipoprotein E3 and E4 by hydrogen exchange and mass spectrometry,” by Palaniappan S. Chetty, Leland Mayne, Sissel Lund-Katz, S. Walter Englander, and Michael C. Phillips (Vol. 114, No. 5, January 31, 2017, p. 968-973).

www.pnas.org/content/114/5/968.abstract.html?etoc

B. “Nrf2 mitigates LRRK2- and {alpha}-synuclein–induced neurodegeneration by modulating proteostasis,” by Gaia Skibinski, Vicky Hwang, Dale Michael Ando, Aaron Daub, Alicia K. Lee, Abinaya Ravisankar, Sara Modan, Mariel M. Finucane, Benjamin A. Shaby, and Steven Finkbeiner (Vol. 114, No. 5, January 31, 2017, p. 1165–1170).

www.pnas.org/content/114/5/1165.abstract.html?etoc

C. “{alpha}-Synuclein binds and sequesters PIKE-L into Lewy bodies, triggering dopaminergic cell death via AMPK hyperactivation,” by Seong Su Kang, Zhentao Zhang, Xia Liu, Fredric P. Manfredsson, Li He, P. Michael Iuvone, Xuebing Cao, Yi E. Sun, Lingjing Jin, and Keqiang Ye (Vol. 114, No. 5, January 31, 2017, p. 1183–1185).

www.pnas.org/content/114/5/1183.abstract.html?etoc

January 30, 2017

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission [MEDPAC] Report – January 30, 2017

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Beneficiaries Dually Eligible For Medicare And Medicaid: Data Book,” (January 2017, .pdf format, 72p.).

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/publications/jan17_medpac_macpac_dualsdatabook.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 30, 2017

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Review of Medicare Contractor Information Security Program Evaluations for Fiscal Year 2015,” (A-18-16-30300, January 2017, .pdf format, 12p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region18/181630300.asp

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