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January 3, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3475–January 3, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3475–January 3, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Corporate pension plans at strongest funding in years,” by Michael A. Fletcher (_Washington Post_ via _St. Louis [Missouri] Post-Dispatch_, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.stltoday.com…

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2. “Should lawmakers repeal cuts to military pensions?” by Jeffrey Brown (US Public Broadcasting Service _Newshour_, Jan. 2, 2014). Print, audio, and video transcripts (running time: 8 minutes, 14 seconds) are available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

3. “Defend military pension cuts” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jan. 3, 2014. Note: this is a _USA Today_ Editorial.
www.usatoday.com…

4. “Leave veteran pensions alone,” by Daniel M. Dellinger (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jan. 2, 2014. Note: this is a _USA Today_ Opinion piece.
www.usatoday.com…

5. “(US Representative Darrell) Issa bill would end Saturday mail to repeal military pension cut,” by Josh Hicks (_Washington Post_ blog, Jan. 3, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

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6. “Medicare Advantage and the ‘Theft’ of 156 Billion usd,” by Uwe E. Reinhardt (_New York Times_ blog, Jan. 3, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
economix.blogs.nytimes.com…

7. “Boeing (Company–aerospace)-Union (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers_ Duel Pits Pensions Against 777X Output Risk,” by Julie Johnsson (Bloomberg News, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. “Baby Boomers: Poorer in Old Age Than Their Parents,” by Carol Hymowitz (Bloomberg News, Jan. 2, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ARIZONA NEWS: “Cities’ pension obligations get more public exposure under new rules (_Arizona Capitol Times_ [Phoenix], Jan. 3, 2014). Note: this is an _ACT_ Opinion piece.
azcapitoltimes.com…

10. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “D.C. program reflects national trend toward moving older Americans out of nursing homes,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, Jan. 3, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Retired state workers sue over pension changes,” by Monique Garcia (_Chicago Tribune_, Jan. 3, 2014). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Lawmaker wants OT (overtime) factored in pensions,” by Emily Schettler (_Iowa City Press-Citizen_, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.press-citizen.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More doctors needed for (Western Australia State) grey wave,” by Cathy O’Leary (_West Australian_ [Perth], Jan. 3, 2014).
au.news.yahoo.com…

14. BULGARIA NEWS: “Pension System Questions Bulgaria’s Fiscal Stability–Minister (of Labor and Social Policy)” (Sofia News Agency, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.novinite.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Times tough for older inmates in Canada’s prisons,” by Peter Edwards (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jan. 3, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

16. PORTUGAL NEWS: “Portugal to make up rejected pension cuts with one-off levies,” by Andrei Khalip (Reuters, Jan. 3, 2014).
uk.reuters.com…

17. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Hundreds of elderly residents lose out amid care home crisis,” by Stephen Naysmith (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Jan. 3, 2014).
www.heraldscotland.com…

18. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Divorce a factor in 150% rise of over 45s with sexually transmitted diseases” (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Jan. 3, 2014).
www.heraldscotland.com…

19. THAILAND NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)t pension scheme at risk of collapse : TDRI (Thailand Development Research Institute)” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], Jan. 4, 2014).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

20. WALES NEWS: “Firefighters to strike for ninth time since September” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.bbc.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Heart disease could be tied to dementia for older women,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

22. “Parkinson’s patients utilization of deep brain stimulation treatment reduced in demographic groups” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 3, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study,” by  Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Jan. 2, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk,” by  Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Jan. 2, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Hypothyroidism Not Tied to Cognitive Impairment in Aged” (HealthDay News, Jan. 3, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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