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October 29, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2703–October 29, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2703–October 29, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Sniping over Social Security,” by (_Los Angeles Times_, October 28, 2010). Note 1: This article is an editorial. Note 2: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

2. “Study: Boosting retirement age would be boon to retirees,” by Jay Heflin (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], October 29, 2010, Blog).
thehill.com…

3. “Mixed Signals On Medicare Pilot Savings Projects,” by Merrill Goozner (Fiscal Times via _Kaiser Health News_, October 28, 2010).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

4. “Medicare “Doc Fix” Ordeal for Physicians Could Worsen If GOP Captures House November 2,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, October 28, 2010). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration prior to providing content.
www.medscape.com…

5. “Doctor-owned hospitals race to beat Medicare deadline,” by Christopher Weaver (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], October 28, 2010).
www.us…

6. “U.S. retirement system ranks 10th – out of 14,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, October 29, 2010).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ALABAMA NEWS: “RSA chief David Bronner blasts Amendment 3,” by Roger McClendon (_Press-Register_ [Mobile, Alabama], October 29, 2010).
blog.al.com…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “Real-Life Golden Girls,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, October 29, 2010, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

9. VIRGINIA NEWS: “VRS gives warning to assembly on pension funding,” by Michael Martz (_Richmond Times-Dispatch_, October 29, 2010).
www2.timesdispatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super guarantee rise to cut budget stress,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 29, 2010).
news.theage.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation nest eggs fail to deliver on wish list for retirees,” by Alex Tilbury (_Courier Mail_ [Bribane], October 30, 2010).
www.couriermail.com…

12. BULGARIA NEWS: “Pension deal struck,” by Alex Bivol (_Echo_ [Sofia], October 29, 2010).
www.sofiaecho.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario report calls for boost to pensions,” by Janet McFarland (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 29, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Boomers still have mortgages, delaying retirement,” by Tony Wang (_Toronto Star_, October 29, 2010).
www.moneyville.ca/article/882274–boomers-still-have-mortgages-delaying-retirement…

15. EUROPE NEWS: “Europe’s Pension Deficits May Provoke Investor Scorn,” by Kati Pohjanpalo (_Bloomberg_, October 29, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. FRANCE NEWS: “Sarkozy moving on from pensions as protests flag,” by Catherine Bremer (_Reuters_, October 29, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Trying to protect the pensions of now and the future,” by Pat McArdle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 29, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. PERU NEWS: “Peru’s Congress May Pass Higher Pension Fund Overseas Buying Limit in 2010,” by Alex Emery (_Bloomberg_, October 28, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. SINGAPORE NEWS: “NTUC starts programme to strengthen silver workforce,” by Mustafa Shafawi (_Channel NewsAsia_, October 29, 2010).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

20. UK NEWS: “UK private sector DB membership drops by 200,000,” by Michael Bow (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 29, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Millions of Britons face a ‘retirement recession’,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 29, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8093355/Millions-of-Britons-face-a-retirement-recession.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension contributions down Euro 1bn (US $1.6bn),” (Press Association via _Google_, October 29, 2010).
www.google.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Life expectancy increases in England, especially for men,” (_Guardian_ [London], October 28, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/oct/28/life-expectancy-increases-england-men…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Jewish General Hospital researchers find one of Alzheimer’s causes,” by Aaron Derfel (_Montreal Gazette_, October 29, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

25. “Hopes common drug will help dementia patients,” by Timothy McDonald (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation_, October 29, 2010).
www.abc.net…

26. “Kidney Transplants for Elderly Double Over Decade,” (_HealthDay News_, October 28, 2010).
consumer.healthday.com…

October 28, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2702–October 28, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2702–October 28, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The Age of Alzheimer’s,” by Sandra Day O’Connor, Stanley Prusiner, and Ken Dychtwald (_New York Times_, Oct. 28, 2010). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Op Ed piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Study identifies flaws in Medicare prescription drug program” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

3. “Legal guardians steal millions from elderly, report says,” by Randy Tucker (_Dayton [Ohio] Daily News_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.daytondailynews.com…

4. “Sniping over Social Security” (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 28, 2010). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Editorial.
www.latimes.com…

5. CANADA NEWS: “Why Your Retirement Age Matters,” by Colleen Kane (CNBC.com…, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Los Angeles Mayor Antonio) Villaraigosa asks council to cut health and pension benefits for new workers,” by Patrick J. McDonnell (_Los Angeles Times_ blog, Oct. 27, 2010). Note : _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
latimesblogs.latimes.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Prop(osition). B: S.F. pension measure hikes health care,” by Heather Knight (_San Francisco Chronicle_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.sfgate.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Implications of (Santa Cruz) county’s first big pension reform unclear: Labor leaders split on whether deal could turn up pressure,” by J.M. Brown (_Santa Cruz Sentinel_ via _San Jose Mercury-News_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.mercurynews.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “UC (University of California) President recommends cutting retirement benefits,” by Laurel Rosenhall (_Sacramento Bee_ via _Fresno Bee_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.fresnobee.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Miami police officers, upset over pension cuts, hope to catch the spotlight during the Miami Heat’s (professional basketball team) nationally televised home opener on Friday night,” by Charles Rabin And Jennifer Lebovich (_Miami Herald_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois Pensions Dwindle as Governor Candidates Skirt Budget Crisis,” by Darrell Preston and Tim Jones (Bloomberg News, Oct. 27, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “From Tense Call to Legal Standoff,” by Michael Rothfeld and Kara Scannell (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 28, 2010, P. C1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

13. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Pension plans: Oklahoma reform sparks opposition: Pension plans for Oklahoma public workers would convert to work like a 401(k) retirement plan under one proposal” (Associated Press via _Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Oct. 27, 2010).
www.csmonitor.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Parking Authority rejects Pittsburgh Council’s pension save plan,” by Bill Vidonic (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

15. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Firefighters union sues (Providence Mayor David N.) Cicilline over pension solvency,” by Philip Marcelo (_Providence Journal_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.projo.com…

16. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “City eyes pension system: Sioux Falls looks to ease burden of growing benefit,” by Sarah Reinecke (_Sioux Falls Argus Leader_, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.argusleader.com…

17. TEXAS NEWS: “(Dallas) Mayor right to call for look at city’s pension funds” (_Dallas Morning News_, Oct. 28, 2010). Note: this is a _DMN_ Editorial.
www.dallasnews.com…

18. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Found money: Deal with bank nets 11.7 mil(lion dollars) for pension funds,” by Chris Grygiel (_Seattle Post-Intelligencer_ blog, Oct. 27, 2010).
blog.seattlepi.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “EU Pension reformers to fight on for leeway on their budget deficits and debt that would reflect full costs of the reform,” by Marcin Grajewski (Balkans.com…, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.balkans.com…

20. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgaria delays transfer of private pension funds to state” (Bloomberg News via _Hurriyet_ [Istanbul, Turkey], Oct.28, 2010).
www.hurriyetdailynews.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Group urges Quebec (Province) to keep closer eye on senior centres,” by Aaron Derfel (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Canada needs to improve end-of-life care” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 27, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Boomers still have mortgages, delaying retirement,” by Tony Wong (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

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24. FRANCE NEWS: “French Pension Bill Clears Big Hurdle,” by David Gauthier-Villars” (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 28, 2010, P. A13). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

25. FRANCE NEWS: “French Parliament Passes Retirement Reform” (US Public Broadcasting System Newshour, Oct. 27, 2010). In addition to a print transcript, a video and  transcript (running time: 2 minutes, 21 seconds are available at the site).
www.pbs.org…

26. FRANCE NEWS: “French Retirement Shift Stokes Strong Emotions” US Public Broadcasting System Newshour, Oct. 27, 2010). In addition to a print transcript, a video and audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes, 42 seconds are available at the site).
www.pbs.org…

27. FRANCE NEWS: “France braces for further labour unrest,” by Helene Fouquet And Gregory Viscusi (Bloomberg News via _National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario, Canada], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.nationalpost.com…

28. FRANCE NEWS: “French Unions Launch New Pension Reform Protests” (Voice of America News, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.voanews.com…

29. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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30. HUNGARY NEWS: “Hungary considers setting up pension asset fund” (Reuters, Oct. 27, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

31. INDIA NEWS: “Two-thirds of States yet to remit pension scheme contributions,” by Arun S. (_Hindu Business Line_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Oct. 27, 2010).
www.thehindubusinessline.com…

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32. IRELAND NEWS: “Republic eyes state pension in cuts drive,” by (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/business-news/republic-eyes-state-pension-in–cuts-drive-14989096.html…

33. IRELAND NEWS: “(Former Minister Mary) O’Rourke warns against pension cuts,” by Mary Minihan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

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34. ISRAEL NEWS: “Researchers show shocking gender gap in Israeli pensions,” by Ronen Shnidman (_Post_ [Jerusalem], Oct. 28, 2010/Heshvan 20, 5771).
www.jpost.com…

35. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly ‘can’t afford to heat home'” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-elderly-cant-afford-to-heat-home-14988946.html…

36. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly residents ‘dying’ while waiting for homes,” by Chris McCann (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/community-telegraph/north-belfast/news/elderly-residents-lsquodyingrsquo-while-waiting-for-homes-14989267.html…

37. SINGAPORE NEWS: “S’pore may need to raise retirement age to 68, says (Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office) Lim Boon Heng” (Channel News Asia, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

38. SPAIN NEWS: “Spanish Labor Chief Takes Aim at Pensions,” by Daniel De la Puenta (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 28, 2010, P. A13). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

39. UK NEWS: “Number of elderly people in hospital surges,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8092501/Number-of-elderly-people-in-hospital-surges.html…

40. UK NEWS: “Small business hit by ‘extortionate costs’ of pension enrollment,” by Myra Butterworth and Richard Tyler (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8090220/Small-business-hit-by-extortionate-costs-of-pension-enrollment.html…

41. UK NEWS: “Is this a ray of light in the appalling mess of the British pension system?” by James Moore (_Independent_ [London], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/james-moore-is-this-a-ray-of-light-in-the-appalling-mess-of-the-british-pension-system-2118397.html…

42. UK NEWS: “Pension scheme membership falls, ONS (Office for National Statistics) reveals” (British Broadcasting Corporation news, Oct. 28, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11643028…

43. UK NEWS: “BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) pension vote heads for split result,” by Mark Sweney (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 28, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/oct/28/bbc-pension-vote-nuj…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

44. “(US Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee in Immunization Practices) ACIP Now Recommends Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) Vaccine at Age 65 Years and Older,” by Emma Hitt (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 28, 2010). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

45. “Cuts to Medicare Payments Would Greatly Restrict Patient Access to Physicians,” by Caroline Helwick (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 27, 2010). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

46. “Metal pollution tied to Parkinson’s disease,” by Lynne Peeples (Reuters Health, Oct. 27, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

47. “Stanford study shows getting older leads to emotional stability, happiness,” by Adam Gorlick (Stanford University press release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 27, 2010).
news.stanford.edu…

October 27, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2701–October 27, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2701–October 27, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Physician Panel Prescribes the Fees Paid by Medicare,” by Anna Wilde Mathews and Tom McGinty (_Wall St. Journal_, October 27, 2010, P. A1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

2. “Private Social Security Accounts: Still a Good Idea,” by William G. Shipman and Peter Ferrara (_Wall St. Journal_, October 27, 2010, P. A17). Note 1: This article is an op-ed piece. Note 2: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Aging Prison Population Poses Unique Challenges,” _National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation_, show airing October 26, 2010, MP3 and Flash format, running time 30 minutes 17 seconds). Note: A transcript is also included.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

4. FLORIDA NEWS: “Seniors trigger unexpected jump in Florida consumer confidence,” by Jeff Harrington (_St. Petersburg Times_, October 27, 2010).
www.tampabay.com…

5. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Elder abuse: A growing beat,” by Chao Xiong (_Minneapolis Star Tribune_, October 25, 2010).
www.startribune.com…

6. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “State employer pension rate hike recommended,” by Molly Parker (_Jackson Clarion-Ledger_, October 27, 2010).
www.clarionledger.com…

7. NEVADA NEWS: “State’s budget woes could end programs targeting seniors,” by Cy Ryan (_Las Vegas Sun_, October 27, 2010).
www.lasvegassun.com…

8. NORTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Lawmakers back higher contributions for pensions for North Dakota workers,” by Dale Wetzel (Associated Press via _Grand Forks Herald_, October 26, 2010).
www.grandforksherald.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. Seniors Focus On Finances, Wars Ahead Of Vote,” by Brian Naylor (_National Public Radio’s All Things Considered_, show airing October 26, 2010, MP3 and Flash format, running time 4 minutes 14 seconds).
www.npr.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “NRMA steps into the driving seat for elderly,” by Alexandra Smith (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 28, 2010).
www.smh.com…

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11. FRENCH NEWS: “French Senate Approves Final Draft of Pension Reform Bill,” by Steven Erlanger (_New York Times_, October 27, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. FRENCH NEWS: “Sarkozy’s pensions reforms are passed but at what cost?” by Christian Fraser (_BBC News_, October 27, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11632144…

13. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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14. IRELAND NEWS: “Lenihan ‘urged to use pension fund’,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 27, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Rise in search and rescue callouts,” (_Stuff_, October 27, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/4278130/Rise-in-search-and-rescue-callouts…

16. POLAND NEWS: “Poland to seek debt after pension overhaul,” by Monika Rozlal (Bloomberg News via _Global Pensions_ [London], October 27, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

17. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “South Korea to spend billions of dollars to boost birthrate,” (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], October 26, 2010).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Millions of workers to be enrolled in company pension scheme under opt-out reform,” by Rosa Prince (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8088679/Millions-of-workers-to-be-enrolled-in-company-pension-scheme-under-opt-out-reform.html…

19. UK NEWS: “Every UK company to offer pensions under new rules,” by Nicky Burridge (_Independent_ [London], October 27, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/every-uk-company-to-offer-pensions-under-new-rules-2117808.html…

20. UK NEWS: “Is the universal basic pension too good to be true?” by Michael White (_Guardian_ [London], October 27, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/oct/27/universal-basic-pension-political-briefing…

21. UK NEWS: “Pensions inflation proofing baffles public, survey says,” (_BBC News_, October 26, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11630112…

22. UK NEWS:”Chemical cosh drugs to be cut by two thirds,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8088682/Chemical-cosh-drugs-to-be-cut-by-two-thirds.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Severe sepsis associated with development of cognitive and functional disability in older patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Heavy smoking in middle age doubles risk of Alzheimer’s, report finds,” by Shari Roan (_Los Angeles Times_, October 26, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

25. “Study identifies potential stroke triggers,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, October 26, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

26. “Putting clock back ‘makes older people depressed’,” by Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8088674/Putting-clock-back-makes-older-people-depressed.html…

October 26, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2700–October 26, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2700–October 26, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “In Medicare’s Data Trove, Clues to Curing Cost Crisis,” by Mark Shoofs and Maurice Tamman (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 26, 2010, P. A1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

2. “Physicians agree Medicare reimbursement is flawed, disagree on how to reform it” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

3. “Health care law’s Medicare trims altering seniors’ views,” by Marilyn Serafini (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Oct. 26, 2010).
www.us…

4. “New entitlement program not a replacement for long-term care insurance” (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana news release via (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 26, 2010).
www.news.illinois.edu…

5. “Osteoporosis Drug Disappoints,” by Thomas Gryta (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 26, 2010, P. B4). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

6. “Not your grandfather’s retirement: ‘boomers’ to hit 65,” by Rob Lever (Agence France Presse via Google News, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.google.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension measures grab California voters’ interest,” by Heather Knight (_San Francisco Chronicle_, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.sfgate.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Study: 4 Bay Area counties in pension predicament,” by Laura Anthony (KGO Channel 7 [San Francisco] TV News, Oct. 25, 2010).
abclocal.go.com…

9. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “French retirement flap resonates in R.I.,” by Mark Patinkin (_Providence Journal, Oct. 27, 2010).
www.projo.com…

10. TEXAS NEWS: “Teachers, retirees question independence of pension fund investigator,” by Kate Alexander (_Austin American-Statesman_, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.statesman.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Home upgrades for elderly promised by (Queensland State) Government,” by Melinda Howells (Australian Broadcasting Corporation news, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.abc.net…

12. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgarian Pension Funds Hold Breath for ‘Nationalization’ Decision” (Sofia News Agency, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.novinite.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “Retired Chinese teachers protest pension program,” by Jin Jianyu and Guo Qiang (_People’s Daily_ [Beijing], Oct. 26, 2010).
english.peopledaily.com…

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14. FRANCE NEWS: “French Senate Passes Pension Bill,” by Steven Erlanger (_New York Times_, Oct. 26, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. FRANCE NEWS: “French Unions at Critical Point as Strikes Continue,” by Steven Erlanger (_New York Times_, Oct. 26, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

16. FRANCE NEWS: “French Strikers Begin to Relent,” by David Gauthier-Villars (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 26, 2010, P. A13). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

17. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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18. HUNGARY NEWS: “Hungarian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Private Pension Fund Transfers,” by Edith Balazs (Bloomberg News, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)t must rethink Private Pension Fund for people’s benefit,” by Ravinder Singh (_Malaysia Star_ [Kuala Lumpur], Oct. 26, 2010).
thestar.com…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Call to find ways to cut prescribing to elderly,” by Eileen Goodwin (_Otago Daily Times_ [Dunedin], Oct. 27, 2010).
www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/133500/call-find-ways-cut-prescribing-elderly…

21. RUSSIA NEWS: “Older Staff Face Higher Retirement Age, Prejudice,” by Irina Titova (_Times_ [St. Petersburg], Oct. 26, 2010).
www.times.spb.ru/index.php?action_id=2&story_id=32815…

22. UK NEWS: “‘Chemical cosh’ will be cut for dementia sufferers,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 26, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/8086614/Chemical-cosh-will-be-cut-for-dementia-sufferers.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Social security: The old regime” (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 26, 2010). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Editorial.
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/oct/26/social-security-the-old-regime…

24. UK NEWS: “All firms should offer pensions, says official review” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 26, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11627135…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Low testosterone a problem in cancer: study,” by  Frederik Joelving (Reuters Health, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

26. “Aspirin may boost prostate cancer treatment: study” (Reuters Health, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

27. “Highly targeted radiation technique minimizes side effects of prostate cancer treatment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Adding radiation to hormone therapy for prostate cancer treatment will increase survival chances” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Prostate cancer screening improves quality of life by catching disease before it spreads” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Heavy smoking in midlife may be associated with dementia in later years” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Risk of cancer due to radiation exposure in middle age may be higher than previously estimated” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 25, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2699–October 25, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2699–October 25, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Companies Pump Up Pension Plans,” by Steven D. Jones and Dana Mattioli (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 23-24, 2010, P. B1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

2. “Dueling Letters On Medicare Part D Changes,” by Jessica Marcy (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

3. “How can boomers keep the spark alive?” by Jane Glenn Haas (_Poughkeepsie [New York] Journal_, Oct. 24, 2010).
www.poughkeepsiejournal.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. ALABAMA NEWS: “Domestic violence affects elderly as well,” by Janice K. Jackson (_Montgomery Advertiser_, Oct. 24, 2010). Note: this is a _MA_ Opinion piece.
www.montgomeryadvertiser.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Some elderly patients can’t get whooping cough vaccine,” by Rong-Gong Lin II (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 25, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “No on (Proposition) D: City (San Diego) must confront pension problem head-on,” by Steve Francis (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, Oct. 24, 2010).
www.signonsandiego.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Study: Marin (County) pensions 2 billion dollars in debt,” by Nels Johnson (_Marin Independent Journal_, Oct. 24, 2010).
www.marinij.com…

8. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Hospitals designing senior ERs (Emergency Rooms) to cater to needs of the elderly,” by Melissa Burden (_Detroit News_, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.detnews.com…

9. TEXAS NEWS: “(Dallas Mayor Tom) Leppert calls for review of Dallas city employee pension systems,” by Rudolph Bush (_Dallas Morning News_, Oct. 23, 2010).
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. ASIA NEWS: “Fraud against dementia patients on the rise,” by Tan Ee Lyn (Reuters Health, Oct. 25, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “RV (Recreational Vehicle) there yet? Retirees hit the road with no particular place to go,” by Aaron Cook (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Oct. 23, 2010).
www.smh.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Pension reform won’t be easy, (Minister of Finance) Jim Flaherty warns,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Boomers often cast condoms, caution to the wind: survey,” by Pamela Fayerman (_StarPhoenix_ [Saskatoon, Saskatchewan], Oct. 23, 2010).
www.thestarphoenix.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “S(outh). China survey finds elderly entering old age without support of kids” (Xinhua, Oct. 25, 2010).
news.xinhuanet.com…

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15, FRANCE NEWS: “French strikes enter new week as (President Nicolas) Sarkozy’s approval rating hits new low,” by Andrew Bowen and Darren Mara (Associated Press/Agence France Press/Reuters) via Deutche Welle (German Broadcasting), Oct. 25, 2010).
www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0…,,6144182,00.html

16. FRANCE NEWS: “French Senate passes pension overhaul,” by Elaine Ganley and Alexis Duclos (Associated Press via Yahoo News, Oct. 23, 2010).
news.yahoo.com…

17. FRANCE NEWS: “French strikes: dinner ladies lead the fight for pension cuts,” by Angelique Chrisafis (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Oct. 23, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/22/french-strikes-dinner-ladies-retirement…

18. FRANCE NEWS: “French lessons: pension protests” (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Oct. 23, 2010). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Editorial.
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/oct/23/french-lessons-pension-protests-editorial…

19. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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20. GREECE NEWS: “Greek PM (Prime Minister) makes pre-election pledge on pay and investment,” by Helena Smith (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/oct/24/greece-prime-minister-pre-election-pledge…

21. INDIA NEWS: “‘People not fully aware of New Pension Scheme’,” by Remya Nair (_Hindu Business Line_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Oct. 24, 2010).
www.thehindubusinessline.com…

22. INDIA NEWS: “TN (Tamil Nadu State) sees rise in cases of elderly abuse” (_Times of India_ [New Delhi], Oct. 25, 2010).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

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23. IRELAND NEWS: “Public service pension bill up by 65% in five years,” by Harry McGee, (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “‘Gold-plated’ pension regime may be unsustainable,” by Harry McGee, (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

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25. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Fear for the future is growing but Scots savers are putting away less for pensions,” by Jeff Salway (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Sep. 23, 2010).
www.scotsman.com…

26. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO NEWS: “(Prime Minister) Kamla (Persad-Bissessar): Increase retirement age,” by Kristy Ramnarine (_Trinidad Express_ [Port-of-Spain], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.trinidadexpress.com…

27. UK NEWS: “140 pounds (157.22 US dollars) a week for all pensioners,” by Nick Collins (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8084737/140-a-week-for-all-pensioners.html…

28. UK NEWS: “We have to kick our apathy about pensions into touch,” by Paul Farrow (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010). Note: this is a _DT_ Commentary piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/comment/paulfarrow/8085696/We-have-to-kick-our-apathy-about-pensions-into-touch.html…

29. UK NEWS: “State pension age could increase to 68 a decade earlier,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8085580/State-pension-age-could-increase-to-68-a-decade-earlier.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Assisted dying debate: When Mary (Warnock) met Cristina (Odone),” by Susanna Rustin (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 23, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/23/assisted-dying-mary-warnock-cristina-odone…

31. UK NEWS: “Town halls set out to plug pensions gap,” by David Rowley and Jennifer Hughes (_Financial Times_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Raising retirement age is a short-term fix, campaigners warn,” by Graham Snowdon (_Observer_ [London], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/oct/24/retirement-age-short-term-fix…

33. UK NEWS: “Inpatient beds for elderly are cut back,” by James Connell (_News_ [Worcester, Worcestershire], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/8472250.Inpatient_beds_for_elderly_are_cut_back/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Daily vibration may help aging bones stay healthy” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “High erythropoietin levels indicate increased risk of death” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “70-year-olds smarter than they used to be” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 22, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2698–October 22, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2698–October 22, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Campaign rhetoric muddies Social Security reform,” (Associated Press via _Google_, October 22, 2010).
www.google.com…

2. “Panel’s report rebuts GOP proposals for changes to Social Security,” by Vicki Needham (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], October 21, 2010, Blog).
thehill.com…

3. “US updates ‘fiduciary’ definition,” by Chris Panteli (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 22, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

4. “ALL CAPS? Not OK on road signs, federal government says,” by Larry Copeland (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], October 21, 2010).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Mental health clinics targeted in Medicare fraud crackdown,” by Jay Weaver (_Miami Herald_, October 22, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

6. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Seniors bone up on an agile life: joint replacement,” by Sallie Don (_Australian_ [Sydney], October 23, 2010).
www.theaustralian.com…

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “RV there yet? Retirees hit the road with no particular place to go,” by Aaron Cook (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 23, 2010).
www.smh.com…

8. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgarian PM stirs market with pension fund comments,” (_Hurriyet_ [Istanbul], October 22, 2010).
www.hurriyetdailynews.com…

9. EU NEWS: “EU Says Pension Accounting Change Sought by Poland, Hungary `Not Possible,” by Zoltan Simon and Agnes Lovasz (_Bloomberg_, October 22, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

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10. FRANCE NEWS: “France in turmoil as nationwide strike over pension reform stretches on,” by Edward Cody (_Washington Post_, October 21, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

11. FRANCE NEWS: “French Police Break Refinery Blockade,” by Steven Erlanger and Alan Cowell (_New York Times_, October 22, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. FRANCE NEWS: “Students Adopt Pension Movement as Their Own,” by Katrin Bennhold (_New York Times_, October 22, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

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13. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “KiwiSaver default providers to stay,” by Romy Udanga (BusinessDay via _Stuff_, October 22, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/personal-finance/4264962/KiwiSaver-default-providers-to-stay…

14. UK NEWS: “Anger at ‘unfair’ pension change for women,” by Julian Knight (_Independent_ [London], October 22, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/money/pensions/anger-at-unfair-pension-change-for-women-2113422.html…

15. UK NEWS: “CPI shift may cut liabilities without providing windfall,” by Sebastian Cheek (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 22, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Savings plans that can help you retire at 65,” by Emma Simon (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 22, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8079730/Savings-plans-that-can-help-you-retire-at-65.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “Experts call for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in Asia,” by Tan Ee Lyn (Reuters, October 22, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

18. “Mouse Study Suggests Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein Can Migrate Into Brain,” by Amanda Gardner (_HealthDay_, October 21, 2010).
consumer.healthday.com…

19. “Alzheimer’s: Can vitamin B12 lower risk?” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], October 21, 2010).
www.us…

20. “Peripheral induction of Alzheimer’s-like brain pathology in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Waking up to the Realities of Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan (_Huffington Post_, October 21, 2010, Blog).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

October 21, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2697–October 21, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2697–October 21, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Republican Rep. Ryan’s Social Security plan would cut benefits for high earners,” by Lori Montgomery (_Washington Post_, October 20, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Like France, will US soon move to boost retirement age?” by Mark Trumbull (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston], October 20, 2010).
www.csmonitor.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. ALABAMA NEWS: “Alabama pension boss David Bronner opposes Amendment 3,” by Russell Hubbard (_Birmingham News_, October 21, 2010, Blog).
blog.al.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS investment partner agrees to cuts costs, use of agents,” by Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, October 21, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

5. KENTUCKY NEWS: “State auditor opens broad review of pension agency,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, October 21, 2010).
www.kentucky.com…

6. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Budget-buster pensions,” by Thomas Grillo (_Boston Herald_, October 21, 2010).
www.bostonherald.com…

7. PENNYSYLVANIA NEWS: “Emergency fund to help city’s aging is running out of money,” by Daniel Rubin (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, October 21, 2010).
www.philly.com…

8. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “State pension system billions short,” by Roddie Burris (_State_ [Columbia, South Carolina], October 21, 2010).
www.thestate.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super consensus needed for improved pensions,” by Jaishree Kalia (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 21, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

10. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgaria raises Pension contributions to cover budget deficit,” by Elizabeth Konstantinova (Bloomberg News via _Global Pensions_ [London], October 20, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Boost Canadians’ retirement income with new pension plan, Senate report suggests,” by Norma Greenaway (_Montreal Gazette_, October 21, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Senators endorse cheaper choices for retirement savings,” by James Daw (_Toronto Star_, October 20, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Pension funds rally in third quarter,” by Janet McFarland (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 21, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

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14. FRANCE NEWS: “French Leader Vows to Punish Violent Protesters,” by Steven Erlanger and Alan Cowell (_New York Times_, October 21, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. FRANCE NEWS: “French Protesters Dig In,” by David Gauthier-Villar (_Wall St. Journal_, October 21, 2010, P. A8). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

16. FRANCE NEWS: “Sarkozy Moves to Speed Senate Vote on Raising Retirement Age Amid Strikes,” by Helene Fouquet and Gregory Viscusi (_Bloomberg_, October 21, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

17. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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18. IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly farmers who are living alone ‘live in fear of their lives’,” by Michael O’Regan (_Ireland Times_ [Dublin], October 21, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. SINGAPORE NEWS: “S’pore’s retirement index up,” by Lorna Tan (_Straits Times_ [Singapore], October 21, 2010).
www.straitstimes.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Millions affected as state pension age rises to 66,” by Simon Read and Julian Knight (_Independent_ [London], October 21, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/millions-affected-as-state-pension-age-rises-to-66-2112401.html…

21. WORLD NEWS: “Investment fund assets rise worldwide,” by Chris Panteli (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 21, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “The Next Public Health Crisis: Longevity,” by Jane Gross (_New York Times_, October 21, 2010, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

23. “Hormone research suggests rich live longer,” by Andy Bloxham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 21, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8077779/Hormone-research-suggests-rich-live-longer.html…

24. “Women more gloomy than men in old age, study says,” (_BBC News_, October 21, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11595715…

25. “Risk Factors for Stroke Differ in the Very Old,” by Daniel M. Keller (_Medscape Medical News_, October 20, 2010). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing content.
www.medscape.com…

October 20, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2696–October 20, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2696–October 20, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Proving Innovation in Medicare,” by David Leonhardt (_New York Times_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Roth 401(k)s Get a Booster,” by Julian Mincer (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 20, 2010, P. C19). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Retirees push for one-time payment,” by Amy Goldstein (_Washington Post_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Live Poor or Die: The New American Retirement,” by James Ridgeway (_Mother Jones_, Oct. 20, 2010).
motherjones.com…

5. “Average American’s retirement savings falls short by 47,700 dollars,” by David Nicklaus (_St. Louis [Missouri] Post-Dispatch_, Oct. 19, 2010)>
www.stltoday.com…

6. “TV comes to grips with aging process,” by Brian Lowry (_Variety_ [Los Angeles, California], Oct. 20, 2010).
www.variety.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State pensions face steep shortfalls, report concludes,” by Alana Semuels (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Los Angeles) County supervisors delay pension reform discussion after unions balk,” by Troy Anderson (_Long Beach Press-Telegram_, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.presstelegram.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “KC hears gloomy pension forecast,” by Lynn Horsley (_Kansas City Star_, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.kansascity.com…

10. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “New Hampshire public pension system doing well” (Associated Press via Bloomberg News, Oct. 19, 2010).
www.businessweek.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pittsburgh City Council outlines pension Plan B,” by Bill Vidonic (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania should offer early retirement, (Auditor General Jack) Wagner says,” by Brad Bumsted (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s pension ranked among best, but could be better,” by Derek Abma (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Oct. 20, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “N.B. (New Brunswick Province) city pension plans need reform: CFIB (Canadian Federation of Independent Business) (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2010/10/20/nb-cfib-municipal-pension-reform-541.html…

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15. FRANCE NEWS:

FRANCE NEWS: “Street Protests Intensify Across France,” by David Gauthier-Villars (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 20, 2010, P. A13). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

16. FRANCE NEWS: “Where France Goes…” (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 20, 2010, P. A20). Note 1: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article. Note 2: this is a _WSJ_ Editorial.

17. FRANCE NEWS: “Young French protesters turn up the heat,” by Devorah Lauter (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

18. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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19. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Private Pension Framework Won’t Affect Mandatory Contribution To EPF (Employees Provident Fund) – SC (Securities Commission) (Bernama [Malaysian National News Agency, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.bernama.com…

20. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly people in NI ‘living in fear of cuts'” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-11579296…

21. UK NEWS: “Spending Review 2010: pension age to increase to 66 by 2020,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 20, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/spending-review/8074928/Spending-Review-2010-pension-age-to-increase-to-66-by-2020.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Uniq (chilled foods firm) unveils pension deficit plan” (Press Association via Google News, Oct. 20, 2010).
www.google.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Equitable Life (Insurance) pension victims may now face levy on compensation,” by Sally Hamilton (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 20, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/oct/20/spending-review-equitable-life…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

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24. “Breast Cancer Seen as Riskier With Hormone,” by Denise Grady (_New York Times_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Research Finds Hormone Therapy Speeds Up Breast-Tumor Growth,” by Jennifer Corbett Dooren (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 20, 2010, P. D2). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

26. “Breast cancer study finds prolonged hormone therapy risk,” by Shari Roan (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

27. “Post-menopausal hormones boost breast cancer risk, study finds,” by Rob Stein (_Washington Post_, Oct. 20, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

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28. “Devastating impact of spinal osteoporotic fractures revealed on World Osteoporosis Day” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Insulin sensitivity may explain link between obesity, memory problems” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Old bees’ memory fades; mirrors recall of mammals” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Research brings cure for Parkinson’s disease a step closer” (University of
Sheffield [UK] news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of
Science], Oct. 19, 2010). www.shef.ac.uk/mediacentre/2010/1772.html…

32. “Prostate cancer patients are at increased risk of precancerous colon polyps” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 19, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2695–October 19, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2695–October 19, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “As Medicare Moves Toward Pay-for-Performance, Study Highlights Need for Better Data,” by Lea Winerman (_Public Broadcasting System NewsHour with Jim Lehrer_, October 19, 2010, Blog).
www.pbs.org…

2. “Medicare Faulted on Surgery Evaluation,” by Thomas M. Burton (_Wall St. Journal_, October 19, 2010, P. A6). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Health-care overhaul: Will it ‘gut’ Medicare?,” by Julie Appleby (_Washington Post_, October 18, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Democrats make pre-election pitch to help seniors,” (Associated Press via _Google_, October 19, 2010).
www.google.com…

5. “Caregiving Without Siblings,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, October 19, 2010, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Villaraigosa introduces pension reform proposal,” by Patrick J. McDonnell (_Los Angeles Times_, October 19, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California pension promises may top taxes fivefold,” by Michael B. Marois (Bloomberg News via _Global Pensions_ [London], October 19, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “City Council calls pension crisis a ‘ticking time bomb’,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, October 19, 2010).
www.suntimes.com…

9. INDIANA NEWS: “Watchdog panel to keep tabs on nursing homes,” (Associated Press via _South Bend Tribune_, October 19, 2010).
www.southbendtribune.com…

10. IOWA NEWS: “More stolen IPERS money expected to be recovered,” by William Petroski (_Des Moines Register_, October 19, 2010).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. CANADA NEWS: “Pension reform should aid women,” by Richard J. Brennan (_Toronto Star_, October 18, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Most Canadians 50+ lack antibodies to fight H1N1: study,” by Sheryl Ubelacker (_Toronto Star_, October 18, 2010).
www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/swineflu/article/877088–most-canadians-50-lack-antibodies-to-fight-h1n1-study…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “Up to Euro 1bn (US $ 1.4bn) ‘can be saved by cutting pensions’ tax relief’,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_, October 19, 2010).
www.independent.ie/business/irish/up-to-euro1bn-can-be-saved-by-cutting-pensions-tax-relief-2384761.html…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Delivering better lives for elderly people,” by Jamie Smyth (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 19, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

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15. FRANCE NEWS: “Strikes Escalate in France in Protest of Pensions Plans,” by David Gauthier-Villars (_Wall St. Journal_, October 19, 2010, P. A15). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

16. FRANCE NEWS: “In France, Labor Strikes Head for Showdown,” by Alan Cowell (_New York Times_, October 19, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

17. FRANCE NEWS: “France hit by new wave of strikes over pension reforms,” (_BBC News_, October 19, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11570828…

18. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Baby boomers lead consumer defaults increase,” by Roeland Van Den Bergh (_Dominion Post_ [Wellington], October 20, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/4250964/Baby-boomers-lead-consumer-defaults-increase…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Report calls for aged care strategy,” by Tasha Black (_Kapiti Observer_ [Wellington], October 20, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/local-papers/kapiti-observer/4244714/Report-calls-for-aged-care-strategy…

21. NORWAY NEWS: “Norway Government fund hits $512bn,” by Chris Panteli (_Global Pensions_ [London], October 19, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Women typically have just Pn 38,000 (US $60,425) in pension pot,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 19, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8071054/Women-typically-have-just-38000-in-pension-pot.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Pension poverty looms as women fail to save enough for retirement,” by Mark King (_Guardian_ [London], October 19, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/oct/19/women-pensions-poverty-retirement…

24. UK NEWS: “Typical pension pot of 60 year old is Pn 10,600 (US $16,855),” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 19, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8073385/Typical-pension-pot-of-60-year-old-is-10600.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Thinktank warns against legalising assisted suicide,” (Press Association via _Guardian_ [London], October 18, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/18/thinktank-against-legalising-assisted-suicide…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “From Taft to Obama, Victrola to DVD: Secrets of the Centenarians,” by Karen Barrow (_New York Times_, October 19, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “100 Candles on Her Next Cake, and Three R’s to Get Her There,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, October 19, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

28. “Prescription Drug Use Soared in Past Decade,” by Nicholas Bakalar (_New York Times_, October 19, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “Researchers refining test for much earlier detection of Parkinson’s,” by Pauline Tam (_Montreal Gazette_, October 19, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

30. “Tackling cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease: 1 ‘STEP’ at a time,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 18, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Vitamin B12 tied to Alzheimer’s,” by Frederik Joelving (Reuters Health, October 19, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

32. “Vitamin E in front line of prostate cancer fight,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 18, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “New vision correction options for baby boomers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 18, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2694–October 18, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2694–October 18, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “In Fervor for Voting, Retirees Hold a Key,” by Kirk Johnson (_New York Times_, Oct. 17, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Long-Term-Care Premiums Soar,” by Anne Turgesen and Leslie Scism (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 16-17, 2010, P. B8). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Pension Funds Flee Stocks In Search of Less-Risky Bets,” by E.S. Browning (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 18, 2010, P. A1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

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4. “Buying the Senior Vote” (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 18, 2010, P. A18). Note 1: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article. Note 2: this is a _WSJ_ Editorial.

5. “Another senior moment” (_Washington Post_, Oct. 17, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note: this is a _WP_ Editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Do a favor for the grandkids and don’t give seniors a raise” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Oct. 18, 2010). Note 1: This is a _USA Today_ Editorial. Note 2: this article links to an “opposing view” opinion piece: “Seniors need relief to keep up,” by Nancy LeaMond.
www.us…

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7. “Public-pension changes necessary and inevitable,” by Rich Danker (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Oct. 17, 2010). Note: this is a _PI_ Opinion piece.
www.philly.com…

8. “(President Barack) Obama murdered Medicare: But the market can bring her back to life,” by Thomas R. Saving and John C. Goodman (_Washington Times_, Oct. 16, 2010).
www.washingtontimes.com…

9. “Working Hard To Save For Retirement? Work Harder,” by Marylin Geewax (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition Sunday_, Oct. 17, 2010). In addition to the story and print transcript, an audio transcript (running time 4 minutes, 8 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

10. “Our Aging World Is In For A ‘Shock Of Gray'” (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition Sunday_, Oct. 17, 2010). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript (running time 6 minutes, 18 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

11. “Study ranks debt-threatened city pensions,” by Tim Jones (Bloomberg News via southcoasttoday.com…, Oct. 17, 2010).
www.southcoasttoday.com…

12. BOOK REVIEW: “A family ravaged by Alzheimer’s,” a review of _Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me,” by Sarah Leavitt, reviewed by Bernice Eisenstein (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 16, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

US STATE NEWS:

13. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “For the elderly, poverty level doesn’t cut it,” by Alexandra Zavis (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 18, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “L.A.’s top budget official introduces two wide-ranging pension proposals,” by David Zahniser (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 16, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

15. IOWA NEWS: “Medicare Advantage clients being dropped in Iowa,” by Ken Black (_Marshalltown Times-Republican_, Oct. 18, 2010).
www.timesrepublican.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “(Philadelphia) Pension crisis looms” (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Oct. 18, 2010). Note: this is a _PI_ Editorial.
www.philly.com…

17. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “With no increase again in Social Security benefit, R.I. elderly are feeling squeezed,” by Neil Downing (_Providence Journal_, Oct. 16, 2010).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Pension reform backlash continues as (head of Lower House and the Victory Front party, Eduardo) Fellner criticizes (Vice President Julio) Cobos” (_Herald_ [Buenos Aires], Oct. 18, 2010).
www.buenosairesherald.com…

19. BULGARIA NEWS: “No Final Decision Reached on Bulgaria’s Pension Reform” (Sofia News Agency, Oct. 17, 2010).
www.novinite.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Boomers need plans for living well in retirement, and not just financially,” by Susan Pigg (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 18, 2010).
www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/876281–boomers-need-plans-for-living-well-in-retirement-and-not-just-financially…

21. CANADA NEWS: “New (Quebec Province) government centres will offer support for caregivers of seniors” (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Oct. 16, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Federal unions continue pension battle,” by Kathryn May (_Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario], Oct. 17, 2010).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

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23. FRANCE NEWS: “France Asks Airlines to Cut Flights Ahead of Strikes,” by Alan Cowell (_New York Times_, Oct. 18, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

24. FRANCE NEWS: “Pensions test for (President Nicolas) Sarkozy” (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Oct. 17, 2010). Note 1: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _FT_ Editorial.
www.ft.com…

25. FRANCE NEWS: Full coverage of the continuing French retirement age strikes, in French, is available at

_Le Monde_ [Paris]:

www.lemonde.fr/…

_Le Figaro_ [Paris]:

www.lefigaro.fr/…

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26. ISRAEL NEWS: “Treasury planning pension reforms,” by Meirav Arlosoroff (_Ha’aretz_ [Tel Aviv], Oct. 18, 2010/Cheshvan 10, 5771).
www.haaretz.com…

27. THAILAND NEWS: “Pension viability in doubt” (_Times_ [Bangkok], Oct. 18, 2010).
www.bangkokpost.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Government to protect elderly care budget from cuts,” by Matt Falloon (Reuters, Oct. 16, 2010).
uk.reuters.com…

29. UK NEWS: “NHS (National Health Service) cuts to run deep as spending goes up,” by Randeep Ramesh and Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 18, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/17/nhs-cuts-spending…

30. UK NEWS: “Britain spared pensions tax pain,” by Rosie Murray-West (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 16, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/8066786/Britain-spared-pensions-tax-pain.html…

31. UK NEWS: “Risk-sharing on pensions will cost employees,” by Pauline Skypala (_Financial Times_ [London], Oct. 17, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

32. UK NEWS: “EMI (Electric & Musical Industries Ltd.) moves to plug pensions hole with 197 million pounds (314.9 million US dollars) funding injection,” by Amanda Andrews (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 16, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/8067663/EMI-moves-to-plug-pensions-hole-with-197m-funding-injection.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

33. “Latino Aging Stumps Experts,” by Miriam Jordan (_Wall St. Journal_, Oct. 16-17, 2010, P. A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

34. “Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence of cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Older women with normal T-scores may not need bone mineral density screening for 10 years” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 17, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Genetic medicine and AMD treatment; genetic screening and glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 17, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Blood pressure, glaucoma links in migraine patients; eye care goes digital and mobile” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 17, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Focus on dementia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 15, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

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