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January 15, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3483–January 15, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3483–January 15, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “As Parents Age, Asian-Americans Struggle to Obey a Cultural Code,” by Tanzina Vega (_New York Times_, Jan. 15, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Judge Rejects N.F.L. (National Football League) Settlement, for Now,” by Ken Belson (_New York Times_, Jan. 15, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Medicare Will Reveal Individual Doc(tor) Pay Starting Mid-March,” by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Jan. 15, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

4. “Minorities’ Savings Accounts Aren’t Adding Up For Retirement,” by Michel Martin (US National Public Radio _Tell Me More_, Jan. 14, 2014). Both print and audio (running time: 6 minutes, 47 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

5. “Why Are Most Latinos Not Prepared for Retirement?” by Daniel Cubias (huffingtonpost.com…, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

6. “(Senator Ron) Wyden bill addresses chronically ill retirees,” by Raju Chebium (_Salem [Oregon] Statesman Journal_, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.statesmanjournal.com…

7. “Medicare Physician Payment Reform: Will 2014 Be the Fix for SGR (sustainable growth rate)?” by Mark B. McClellan, Kavita Patel and Darshak Sanghavi (Brookings Institution, Jan. 14, 2014). Note: this is a _BI_ Opinion piece).
www.brookings.edu…

8. “Meet the people who’ve already paid their 2014 Social Security tax,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, Jan. 2, 2014). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ARIZONA NEWS: “Republican (Party Representative) seeks to allow cuts in public pensions” (Associated Press via _Arizona Capitol Times_ [Phoenix], Jan. 15, 2014).
azcapitoltimes.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “The next chance to reform pensions” (_Victorville Daily Press_, Jan. 15, 2014). Note: this is a _VDP_ Editorial.
www.vvdailypress.com…

11. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Mass. leaders back significant boost to pension fund,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.bostonglobe.com…

12. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Court (Michigan Court of Appeals) upholds law requiring school employee pension contributions,” by Chad Livengood (_Detroit News_, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.detroitnews.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(Governor) Chris Christie eyes pension reform in State of the State speech,” by Ryan Hutchins (_Newark Star-Ledger_, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.nj.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Pensions going up for retired public employees,” by Judy Newman (_Capital Times_ [Madison], Jan. 14, 2014).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Are Canadians saving too much?” by Philip Cross (_Financial Post_ [Don's Mills, Ontario], Jan. 15, 2014). Note: this is a _FP_ Commentary piece.
opinion.financialpost.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Raise minimum pension to EPS (Employees Pension Scheme) beneficiaries to 3,000 rupees (48.93 usd): BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party)” (Press Trust of India via _The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Jan. 15, 2014).
www.thehindu.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “New Parkinson’s Gene Therapy Shows Promise,” by Sue Hughes (Medscape Medical News, Jan. 14, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

18. “Mental Disorders Substantially Underestimated in Adults,” by Deborah Brauser (Medscape Medical News, Jan. 14, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

19. “Take a stand and be active to reduce chronic disease, make aging easier, research finds” (Kansas State University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 15, 2014).
www.k-state.edu…

20. “Don’t just sit there! Prolonged sitting linked to early mortality in women,” by Melissa Don’t (Cornell University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 15, 2014).
mediarelations.cornell.edu…

21. “Loyola (University, Chicago, Illinois) study provides guidance on drug holidays from popular osteoporosis treatments” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 14, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Screening helps prevent cervical cancer in older women” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 14, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Program Cuts MRSA (methicillin-resistant _Staphylococcus aureus_ Rates at VA (US Veterans Administration) Long-Term Care Centers” (HealthDay News, Jan. 15, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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