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October 19, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3186–October 19, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3186—October 19, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “AARP: Please, let (Social Security) payroll taxes go up,” by Suzy Kimm (_Washington Post_ Oct. 19, 2012). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “(President Barack) Obama’s Medicare Cost-Control Plan Relies on Unsure Steps,” by Mike Dorning (Bloomberg News, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

3. “Study: Privatized Medicare would raise premiums,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _San Francisco [California] Chronicle_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.sfgate.com…

4. “(US Representative Darrell) Issa Pressing Ahead In Effort To Obtain HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) Materials On Medicare Advantage” (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News Compendium, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

5. “The illusion of health-care ‘trust funds’,” by Bryan R. Lawrence (_Washington Post_ Oct. 19, 2012). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Is Social Security a Good Deal or Not?” (Reuters via cnbc.com…, Oct. 19, 2012)>
www.cnbc.com…

7. “Death On Demand,” by Tom Ashbrook (US National Public Radio _On Point_, Oct. 18, 2012). This is an audio transcript (running time: 46 minutes).
onpoint.wbur.org…

8. “AT&T (Inc.) offers 9.5 billion usd stake in wireless unit to fund pensions” (Bloomberg News via _Kansas City_ [Missouri] Star_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.kansascity.com…

9. “Rethink, Repair, Restart: Retirement,” by Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. (huffingtonpost.com…, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

10. FILM REVIEW: “‘All Together’: Speaking French the Jane Fonda way,” by Wesley Morris (_Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Oct. 18, 2012).
bostonglobe.com…

11. “Seniors on campus not your typical co-eds,” by Janet Kidd Stewart (_Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Oct. 19, 2012).  Note: _CT_ may require free
registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

12. “Boomers will change consumer patterns–they always have,” by Monica Mendoza (_Colorado Springs [Colorado] Business Journal_, Oct. 19, 2012).
csbj.com…

US STATE NEWS:

13. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “San Bernardino stops payments to CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System), owes pension fund 5.3 million usd,” by  Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.sacbee.com…

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Councilman Eric) Garcetti opposes 401(k) plans for city employees,” by Christine Mai-Duc (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 19, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

15. COLORADO NEWS: “One-stop site helps Boomers care for elderly parents,” by Mike Reid (_Colorado Springs Business Journal_, Oct. 19, 2012).
csbj.com…

16. COLORADO NEWS: Today’s (Oct. 19, 2012) issue of the _Colorado Springs Business Journal_ contains a special section on baby boomers. It contains seven topical stories.
www.ncbr.com…

17. FLORIDA NEWS: “Seniors caught in Medicare dispute between BayCare health system and UnitedHealthcare,” by Jodie Tillman and Letitia Stein (_Tampa Bay Times_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.tampabay.com…

18. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Medicare a top issue in Mass. US Senate contest,” by Steve LeBlanc (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.boston.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “(Philadelphia Mayor Michael) Nutter proposes cuts to future city elected officials’ pensions,” by Catherine Lucey (_Philadelphia Daily News_, Oct. 19, 2012).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. EUROPE NEWS: “Reshaping the occupational pensions system in Europe,” by Gabriel Bernardino (Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority)” (a speech given before the UK National Association of Pension Funds, Oct. 18, 2012, published at actarialpost.co.uk).
www.actuarialpost.co.uk…

21. CANADA NEWS: “MPs pass changes to parliamentary pension plan,” by Jason Fekete (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.montrealgazette.com…

22. INDIA NEWS: “Jharkhand (State) may pay 2,585 crore rupees (486.811 million usd) to Bihar (State) as pension liability,” by Subhash Pathak (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.hindustantimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Reduction in tax relief on pensions signalled,” by Mary Minehan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Auto safety market revs up / Accident prevention systems popular as elderly drivers increase,” by Yasuaki Kobayashi (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.yomiuri.co.jp…

25. TAIWAN NEWS: “Premier pledges pension-system review,” by Shih Hsiu-chuan (_Times_ [Taipei], Oct. 20, 2012).
www.taipeitimes.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Elderly savers lose billions in interest as loyalty is ‘penalised’,” by Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

27. UK NEWS: “Government presses ahead with controversial pensions plan,” by James Hall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Flavonoids Boost Resistance to Aggressive Prostate Cancer,” by Roxanne Nelson (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 19, 2012). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

29. “Alzheimer’s Imaging Agent Recommended for Approval in Europe,” by Caroline Cassels (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 19, 2012). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Italian Health Minister joins international call for secondary fracture prevention” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Taking race out of the equation in measuring women’s risk of osteoporosis and fractures” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Living in ethnically homogenous area boosts health of minority seniors” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Norovirus outbreaks in nursing homes associated with increase in hospitalizations, risk of death” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Blood hormone levels predicted long-term breast cancer risk for postmenopausal women” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Post-Op Radiation May Boost Results for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Oct. 19, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women,” by Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Oct. 19, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?” by Alan Mozes (HealthDay News, Oct. 18, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Why Am I Sleeping Like a Baby (Boomer)?” by Eric Nagourney (_New York Times_ blog, Oct. 18, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

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