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June 24, 2016

CAAR – Center for Health Care Strategies Report – June 24, 2016

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ACAP Medicare-Medicaid Plans and the Financial Alignment Demonstrations: Innovations and Lessons,” by Ann Mary Philip, Alexandra Kruse, and Michelle Herman Soper (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.chcs.org/resource/acap-medicare-medicaid-plans-financial-alignment-demonstrations-innovations-lessons/

June 23, 2016

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Reports, Periodical – June 23, 2016

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A. “Congressional Statistics, December 2015,” (June 2016, .pdf, Excel, and HTML format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/factsheets/cong_stats/2015/index.html

B. “Summary: Actuarial Status of the Social Security Trust Funds, June 2016,” (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 2p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/trust-funds-summary.html

C. International Update, June 2016, (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2016-06/index.html

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Brief – June 23, 2016

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High Part D Spending on Opioids and Substantial Growth in Compounded Drugs Raise Concerns,” (OEI-02-16-00290, June 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-16-00290.asp

CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Report – June 23, 2016

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Income Security for Older Persons in Fiji,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.unescap.org/resources/income-security-older-persons-fiji

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – June 23, 2016

A. “Use of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination and Its Associated Factors among Elderly People with Disabilities in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study,” by Yu-Chia Chang, Ho-Jui Tung, Shang-Wei Hsu, Lei-Shin Chen, Pei-Tseng Kung, Kuang-Hua Huang, Shang-Jyh Chiou, and Wen-Chen Tsai (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158075. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158075, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0158075

B. “Periprosthetic Infection following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Nationwide Population-Based Nested Case-Control Study,” by Ta-Wei Tai, Tzu-Chieh Lin, Chia-Jung Ho, Yea-Huei Kao Yang, and Chyun-Yu Yang (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158096. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158096, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0158096

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Brief – June 23, 2016

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Employment of older workers,” by E. Ozdemir, T. Ward, M. Fuchs, S. Ilinca, O. Lelkes, R. Rodrigues, and E. Zolyomi (Research Note No. 5/2015, February 2016, .pdf format, 68p.).

www.euro.centre.org/data/1466590070_77042.pdf

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – June 23, 2016

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Innovate to Alleviate: Exploring How the Role of an Enhanced Care Worker Could Address Skills Shortages in the Social Care Sector,” by George Holley-Moore and Dr. Brian Beach (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

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

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Brief – June 23, 2016

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Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2016 Trustees Report,” by Benjamin Veghte and Elliot Schreur (Brief No. 46, Junce 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2016/social-security-finances-findings-2016-trustees-report

June 22, 2016

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Board Of Trustees, Federal Old-Age And Survivors Insurance And Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds Report – June 22, 2016

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The 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 263p.).

www.ssa.gov/OACT/TR/2016/index.html

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Boards of Trustees of The Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds Report – June 22, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

The 2016 Annual Report Of The Boards Of Trustees Of The Federal Hospital Insurance And Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 261p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/ReportsTrustFunds/index.html

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – June 22, 2016

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Convergence in male and female life expectancy: Direction, age pattern, and causes,” by Benjamin Seligman, Gabi Greenberg, and Shripad Tuljapurkar (Vol. 34, Article 38, June 2016, .pdf format, p. 1063-1074).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol34/38/default.htm

CAAR – National Centre for Statistics and Information [Sultanate of Oman] Report – June 22, 2016

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Statistical Bulletin Registered in Pension Funds 2015,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: In Arabic and English. To read the summary in English, click the “EN” icon on the top of the page.

www.ncsi.gov.om/Elibrary/Pages/LibraryContentDetails.aspx?ItemID=fuUn6VCnsey2dXrxFO2TYw%3d%3d

June 21, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security Hearing Testimony – June 21, 2016

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Small Business Retirement Pooling: Examining Open Multiple Employer Plans,” a hearing held June 21, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 31 minutes).

www.help.senate.gov/hearings/small-business-retirement-pooling-examining-open-multiple-employer-plans

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – June 21, 2016

Photodegradation of retinal bisretinoids in mouse models and implications for macular degeneration,” by Keiko Ueda, Jin Zhao, Hye Jin Kim, and Janet R. Sparrow (Vol. 113, No. 25, June 21, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. 6904–6909). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/113/25/6904.abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – June 21, 2016

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Changes in the Chemical Barrier Composition of Tears in Alzheimer’s Disease Reveal Potential Tear Diagnostic Biomarkers,” by Gergo Kallo, Miklos Emri, Zsofia Varga, Bernadett Ujhelyi, Jozsef Tozser, Adrienne Csutak, and Eva Csosz (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158000. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158000, .pdf, XML, and HTML format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0158000

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – June 21, 2016

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Immigration: Encourage or deter?” by Dean Hochlaf and Ben Franklin (June 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

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

June 20, 2016

CAAR – Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation Reports – June 20, 2016

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A. “FY 2015 PBGC Projections Report,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 54p.).

pbgc.gov/documents/Projections-Report-2015.pdf

B. “PBGC MPRA [Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014] Report,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).

pbgc.gov/documents/MPRA-Report.pdf

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – June 20, 2016

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Medicare Advantage Hospital Networks: How Much Do They Vary?” by Gretchen Jacobson, Ariel Trilling, Tricia Neuman, Anthony Damico, and Marsha Gold (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 38p.).

kff.org/medicare/report/medicare-advantage-hospital-networks-how-much-do-they-vary/

June 17, 2016

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – June 17, 2016

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A. “Association between Thigh Muscle Volume and Leg Muscle Power in Older Women,” by Ulrich Lindemann, Christian Mohr, Juergen Machann, Konstantinos Blatzonis, Kilian Rapp, and Clemens Becker (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157885. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157885, .pdf, HTML, and XML format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0157885

B. “Structural Brain Alterations in Motor Subtypes of Parkinson’s Disease: Evidence from Probabilistic Tractography and Shape,” by Griet Vervoort, Inge Leunissen, Michael Firbank, Elke Heremans, Evelien Nackaerts, Wim Vandenberghe, and Alice Nieuwboer (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157743. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157743, .pdf, HTML, and XML format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0157743

CAAR – C.D. Howe Institute [Toronto, Ontario, Canada] Brief- June 17, 2016

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How Spending Declines with Age, and the Implications for Workplace Pension Plans,” by Frederick Vettese (June 2016, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.cdhowe.org/public-policy-research/how-spending-declines-age-and-implications-workplace-pension-plans

CAAR – Wisconsin State Assembly Report – June 17, 2016

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Report of the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 15p.).

legis.wisconsin.gov/2015/committees/assembly/ad/media/1079/speakers-task-force-on-alzheimers-and-dementia-report.pdf

CAAR – Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Report – June 17, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:35 pm

The Long-Term Care Workforce Crisis: A 2016 Report,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

c.ymcdn.com/sites/ewala.org/resource/resmgr/Docs/eBlastDocs/Workforce_Report_2016.pdf

June 16, 2016

CAAR – US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report – June 16, 2016

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Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993–2013,” by E. Ann Carson and William J. Sabol (NCJ 248766, May 2016, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 37p.).

www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5602

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report- June 16, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:33 pm

CMS Is Taking Steps To Improve Oversight of Provider-Based Facilities, But Vulnerabilities Remain,” (OEI-04-12-00380, June 2016, .pdf format, 36p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-04-12-00380.asp

CAAR – Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC’s) Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings Report – June 16, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 3:31 pm

Securing Our Financial Future: Report of the Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 149p.).

bipartisanpolicy.org/library/retirement-security/

CAAR – Science Article Abstract – June 16, 2016

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NAD+ repletion improves mitochondrial and stem cell function and enhances life span in mice,” by Hongbo Zhang, Dongryeol Ryu, Yibo Wu, Karim Gariani, Xu Wang, Peiling Luan, Davide D’Amico, Eduardo R. Ropelle, Matthias P. Lutolf, Ruedi Aebersold, Kristina Schoonjans, Keir J. Menzies, and Johan Auwerx (Vol. 352, No. 6292, June 17, 2016, p. 1436-1443).

science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6292/1436

CAAR – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Brief – June 16, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:29 pm

Pension Funds in Figures,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.oecd.org/daf/fin/private-pensions/Pension-funds-pre-data-2016.pdf

Related tables (Excel format):

www.oecd.org/daf/fin/private-pensions/Pension-Funds-In-Figures-2016.xlsx

June 14, 2016

CAAR – American Enterprise Institute Report – June 14, 2016

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Increasing the Effectiveness and Sustainability of the Nation’s Entitlement Programs,” by Andrew Biggs, James C. Capretta, Robert Doar, Ron Haskins, and Yuval Levin (June 2016, .pdf format, p.).

www.aei.org/publication/increasing-the-effectiveness-and-sustainability-of-the-nations-entitlement-programs/

CAAR – American Bar Association Periodical – June 14, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Bifocal (Vol. 37, No. 3, April 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 92p.).

www.americanbar.org/publications/bifocal/vol_37/issue_3_april2016.html

June 13, 2016

CAAR – Urban Institute Report, Brief – June 13, 2016

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A. “Understanding the Growth in Government Contributions to New York State’s Public Pension Plans,” by Richard W. Johnson, Owen Haaga, and Benjamin G. Southgate (June 2016, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/understanding-growth-government-contributions-new-york-states-public-pension-plans

B. “Can Catastrophic Insurance Improve Financing for Long-Term Services and Supports?” by Melissa M. Favreault, Howard Gleckman, and Richard W. Johnson (June 2016, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/can-catastrophic-insurance-improve-financing-long-term-services-and-supports

June 10, 2016

CAAR – Texas Demographic Center Brief – June 10, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Aging in Texas: Introduction,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 11p.).

demographics.texas.gov/Resources/publications/2016/2016_06_07_Aging.pdf

June 9, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – June 9, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

Medicare Fee-For-Service: Opportunities Remain to Improve Appeals Process,” (GAO-16-366, May 2016, .pdf format, 88p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-366

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – June 9, 2016

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A. “How Work & Marriage Trends Affect Social Security’s Family Benefits,” by Steven A. Sass (Issue Brief No. 16-9, June 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-work-marriage-trends-affect-social-securitys-family-benefits/

B. “Do Households Save More When the Kids Leave Home?” by by Irena Dushi, Alicia H. Munnell, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, Anthony Webb and Anqi Chen (Issue Brief No. 16-8, May 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/do-households-save-more-when-the-kids-leave-home/

June 7, 2016

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – June 7, 2016

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Extensive graft-derived dopaminergic innervation is maintained 24 years after transplantation in the degenerating parkinsonian brain,” by Wen Li, Elisabet Englund, Håkan Widner, Bengt Mattsson, Danielle van Westen, Jimmy Lätt, Stig Rehncrona, Patrik Brundin, Anders Bjorklund, Olle Lindvall, and Jia-Yi Li (Vol. 113, No. 23, June 7, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. 6544-6549). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/113/23/6544.abstract

CAAR – Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report – June 7, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

Expanding the Canada Pension Plan Will Not Help Canada’s Most Financially Vulnerable Seniors,” by Charles Lammam, Hugh MacIntyre, and Milagros Palacios (June 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org/studies/expanding-the-canada-pension-plan-will-not-help-canadas-most-financially-vulnerable-seniors

CAAR – Pew Charitable Trusts Report – June 7, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:51 pm

How States Are Working to Address The Retirement Savings Challenge: An analysis of state-sponsored initiatives to help private sector workers save,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2016/06/how-states-are-working-to-address-the-retirement-savings-challenge

June 6, 2016

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – June 6, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

The Effect of Changes in Selected Age-specific Causes of Death on Non-Hispanic White Life Expectancy Between 2000 and 2014,” by Kenneth D. Kochanek, Elizabeth Arias, and Brigham A. Bastian (Data Brief No. 250, June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db250.htm

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – June 6, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:54 pm

A Snapshot of Advance Directives in Long-Term Care: How Often Is “Do Not” Done?” (June 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).

secure.cihi.ca/estore/productFamily.htm?locale=en&pf=PFC3153

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – June 6, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:53 pm

Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 16, No. 5, June 1, 2016).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–16–No–5—June-1–2016.html

June 2, 2016

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodicals – June 2, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:25 pm

A. SSI Monthly Statistics, April 2016 (May 2016, .pdf and HTML format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2016-04/index.html

B. International Update, May 2016 (May 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2016-05/index.html

CAAR – National Foundation to End Senior Hunger Report – June 2, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:24 pm

The State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report,” by James P. Ziliak and Craig Gundersen (June 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.nfesh.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/State-of-Senior-Hunger-in-America-2014.pdf

CAAR – Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development Report – June 2, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:23 pm

Colombia: Assessment Of The Regulatory Framework Of Private Pensions,” (April 2016, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.oecd.org/pensions/Colombia-pension-market-2016.pdf

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – June 2, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:21 pm

Guaranteed Returns in Retirement Savings Plans: Are They Worth the Cost?” by William G. Gale (April 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2016/guaranteed-returns-in-retirement-savings-plans.html

CAAR – Michigan Retirement Research Center Newsletter – June 2, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:20 pm

MRRC Newsletter (Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/NewsletterContents/1030

June 1, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – June 1, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Medicare: Utilization and Expenditures for Complex Wheelchair Accessories,” (GAO-16-640R, June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-640R

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – June 1, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Discharging older patients from hospital,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 57p.).

www.nao.org.uk/report/discharging-older-patients-from-hospital/

CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Working Paper – June 1, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Long-term Care of Older Persons in Japan,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.unescap.org/resources/long-term-care-older-persons-japan

May 31, 2016

CAAR – US Administration on Aging Compendium – May 31, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:10 pm

A Profile of Older Americans: 2015,” (May 2016, .pdf, HTML, and Excel format, 15p.).

www.aoa.acl.gov/Aging_Statistics/Profile/index.aspx

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – May 31, 2016

Empirical redefinition of comprehensive health and well-being in the older adults of the United States,” by Martha K. McClintock, William Dale, Edward O. Laumann, and Linda Waite (Vol. 113, No. 22, May 31, 2016, p. E3071-E3080).

www.pnas.org/content/113/22/E3071.abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – May 31, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:07 pm

Exposure to Famine at a Young Age and Unhealthy Lifestyle Behavior Later in Life,” by Heidi P. Fransen, Petra H. M. Peeters, Joline W. J. Beulens, Jolanda M. A. Boer, G. Ardine de Wit, N. Charlotte Onland-Moret, Yvonne T. van der Schouw, H. Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita, Jeljer Hoekstra, Sjoerd G. Elias, and Anne M. May (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0156609. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156609, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0156609

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