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April 30, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3801–April 30, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3801–April 30, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “New rules will protect retirement funds from risky alternative investments,” by Eileen Appelbaum (_The Hill_ blog [Washington, District of Columbia], Apr. 30, 2015).
thehill.com…

2. “1 in 5 Elderly Americans Dies Broke, Survey Shows,” by John W. Schoen (National Broadcasting Corporation News via _Time_ [New York, New York], Apr. 30, 2015).
time.com…

3. “Hill (legislators) Republicans (Party) Won’t Try To Restructure Medicare — Yet,” by Howerd Gleckman (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

4. “Retirement reform faces challenge from veteran lawmakers,” by Leo Shane III (_Military Times_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.mil…

5. “Americans Settling on Older Retirement Age,” by Rebecca Riffkin (gallup.com…., Apr. 29, 2015).
www.gallup.com…

6. “Why Boomers Won’t Crave The Apple (Inc.) Watch,” by Julio Ojeda-Zapata (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension changers’ new term: ‘crowd-out’,” by Jon Ortiz (_Sacramento Bee_, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.sacbee.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois nursing homes worried about less state funding,” by Bryant Clerkley (WGEM Channel 10 [Quincy] TV News, Apr. 29, 2015).
www.wgem.com…

9. IOWA NEWS: “Why Elderly Couples Need Sex Most of All,” by Daniel Reingold (_Jewish Daily Forward_ [New York, New York], Apr. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _JDF_ Opinion piece.
forward.com…

10. KANSAS NEWS: “Senate explores reform of KPERS’ (Kansas Public Employee Retirement System) work-after-retirement law,” by Tim Carpenter (_Topeka Capital-Journal, Apr. 30, 2015).
cjonline.com…

11. NEBRASKA NEWS: “(Lincoln) Police, fire pension plan growing, but still underfunded,” by Nancy Hicks (_Lincoln Journal Star_, Apr. 30, 2015).
journalstar.com…

12. OHIO NEWS: “‘Historic’ city pension fix a done deal,” by Sharon Coolidge (_Cincinnati Enquirer_, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.cincinnati.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “(House of Representatives Speaker Nicholas) Mattiello may seek advisory opinion from R.I. Supreme Court on pension settlement,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Hospitals, nursing homes would take biggest cuts under Medicaid group’s recommendation,” by Richard Salit (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) approves bill to create provincial pension plan starting in 2017” (Canadian Press via Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Apr.29, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-approves-bill-to-create-provincial-pension-plan-starting-in-2017-1.3053923…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Alberta’s (Province) older injured workers at disadvantage in returning to jobs” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. GHANA NEWS: “SSNIT (Social Security and National Insurance Trust)  begins processing of benefits under Pensions Act” (ghanaweb.com…, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.ghanaweb.com…

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18. GREECE NEWS: “Greece struggles to make payments to more than 2m(illion) pensioners,” by Kerin Hope (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Apr. 30, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

19. GREECE NEWS: “Delay in pension payment causes minor panic among recipients,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens, Attica], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.ekathimerini.com…

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20. INDIA NEWS: “PM (Prime Minister) to launch insurance, pension schemes on May 9” (Press Trust of India via _Business Standard_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.business-standard.com…

21. INDIA NEWS: “NIFR (National Federation of Indian Railwaymen) wants new pension scheme for railway staff to be scrapped” (Press Trust of India via _Business Standard_ [New Delhi, Delhi], May 1, 2015).
www.business-standard.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “(Teachta Dala–Member of lower House of Parliament) John Halligan to bring assisted suicide Bill before Dail,” by Sara Bardon (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Gail O’Rorke assisted suicide case: What would I do in her position?” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 30, 2015). Note: this is an _IT_ Editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

24. ITALY NEWS: “Italy constitutional court overturns part of 2012 pension reform,” by Giuseppe Fonte and Gavin Jones (Reuters, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

25, JAPAN NEWS: “Apple (Inc.–personal computers) And IBM (International Business Machines Corporation–computer hardware and software) Are Joining Forces To Help Care For The Elderly — In Japan,” by Ann Brenoff (huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Unsung army of elderly carers swells,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11571732/Unsung-army-of-elderly-carers-swells.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Industry and unions call for independent pension commission,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Apr. 30, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Why should I spend my dotage comparing care homes?” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/wellbeing/ageing/11572093/Why-should-I-spend-my-dotage-comparing-care-homes.html…

29. UK NEWS: “People will live longer than official estimates predict, say researchers” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr.29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. UK NEWS: “Isa (individual savings account) sales slump as savers move to take advantage of pension revolution,” by Kyle Caldwell (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 1, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/11573805/Isa-sales-slump-as-savers-move-to-take-advantage-of-pension-revolution.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31, “Lifestyle advice for would-be centenarians” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr.30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Challenging work tasks may have an upside for the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr.29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Role of telomeres in plant stem cells discovered” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr.30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Novel approach blocks amyloid production in Alzheimer’s mouse model” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 30,2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Elderly crickets are set in their ways, study finds” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “The Elderly Are Taking Too Many Pills,” by Ann Brenoff (huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 30, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

April 29, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3800–April 29, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3800–April 29, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “For boomers, it’s the retirement plan that never happened,” by Ilana Polyak (_CNBC_, April 29, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Governor Christie on Social Security,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, April 29, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Many headed for retirement haven’t talked to a financial adviser, poll finds,” by Rodney Brooks (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 29, 2015).
www.us…

4. “Is Medicare Spending Increasing?” by Chris Jacobs (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, April 29, 2015).
blogs.ws…

5. “Social Security and Medicare likely to feel the effects in the future of today’s declining births,” by Lewis Diuguid (_Kansas City Star_, blog, April 29, 2015).
www.kansascity.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State, L.A. County set to overhaul nursing home oversight procedure,” by Abby Sewell (_Los Angeles Times_, April 28, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida Senate approves guardianship overhaul,” by Kathleen McGrory (_Miami Herald_, April 28, 2015).
www.miamiherald.com…

8. GEORGIA NEWS: “Nursing home exec says feds’ decision stunning,” by Andy Miller (_Northwest Georgia News_ [Rome, Georgia], April 28, 2015).
www.northwestgeorgianews.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Nursing homes criticize scope of upcoming cuts,” by Kurt Erickson (_Bloomington Pantagraph_, April 29, 2015).
www.pantagraph.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Public pension fund announces lower rates for Rockford, Winnebago County,” by Kevin Haas (_Rockford Register Star_, April 28, 2015).
www.rrstar.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Mitch Landrieu launches legal assault on firefighter pension trustees, alleging incompetence,” by Robert McClendon (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], April 28, 2015).
www.nola.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “RBA governor warns retirees in bad position, criticises Australia’s banks,” by Gareth Hutchens and Clancy Yeates (_Age_ [Melbourne], April 28, 2015).
www.theage.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing population need not be a drain: thinktank,” by Mark Kenny (_Brisbane Times_, April 29, 2015).
www.brisbanetimes.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Most Canadians plan to semi-retire or never stop working, poll finds,” (Canadian Press via _Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 29, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Liberals push plan to invest millions in home and long-term care for seniors,” by Darcy Henton (_Calgary Herald_, April 28, 2015).
calgaryherald.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Govt approves Rs. [Ruppes] 1,000 (USD 15.77) minimum monthly pension through EPFO,” (_Hindu_ [Madras], April 29, 2015).
www.thehindu.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Taxpayers will pay billions to avert pension ‘time bomb’,” by Daniel McConnell, Philip Ryan and Niall O’Connor (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 29, 2015).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/taxpayers-will-pay-billions-to-avert-pension-time-bomb-31180851.html…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “No threat to State pensions, Brendan Howlin tells Dail,” by Michael O’Regan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 29, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Not guilty – but the complex issues of assisted suicide and euthanasia remain,” by Dearbhail McDonald (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 29, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/not-guilty-but-the-complex-issues-of-assisted-suicide-and-euthanasia-remain-31180742.html…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Older women prop up aged care,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], April 29, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11440031…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “When it comes to aging and retirement, 60 is not just a number,” (_JoongAng Ilbo_ [Seoul], April 29, 2015).
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Scientists uncover surprising new details of potential Alzheimer’s treatment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Drug resistant bacteria common for nursing home residents with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Combined chemotherapy and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced prostate cancers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Mediterranean Diet Linked to Larger Brain Volume,” by Caroline Cassels (_Medscape Medical News_, April 28, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

April 28, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3799–April 28, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3799–April 28, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(President Barack) Obama Proposes That Medicare Be Given the Right to Negotiate the Cost of Drugs,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_,  Apr. 28, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Congress makes an amicable repeal of Medicare formula,” by Jim Landers (_Dallas [Texas] Morning News_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.dallasnews.com…

3. “Medicare Reform Paves Way for Better Health Care,” by Robert M. Wah (huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

4. “Senators warn Medicare appeals system ‘buckling under its own weight’,” by Sarah Ferris (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Apr. 28, 2015).
thehill.com…

5. “An Intimacy That Outlasted Dementia,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, Apr. 28, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Blaming and fleecing the ‘rich’ won’t fix Social Security,” by Allan Sloan (_Washington Post_, Apr. 28, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “(Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth) Warren questions sales perks for retirement advisers,” by Peter Schroeder (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Apr. 28, 2015).
thehill.com…

8. “Amazing Photo Series Reveals What Aging Superheroes Would Look Like In Retirement,” by Yagana Shah (huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. FLORIDA NEWS: “(Jacksonville Mayor Alvin) Brown vs. (mayoral candidate Lenny) Curry on Jacksonville pension crisis: Where they stand,” by David Bauerlein (_Florida Times-Union] [Jacksonville], Apr. 28, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

10. HAWAI’I NEWS: “Hawaii bill could alter insurance coverage ratio for elderly in foster care homes,” by Lorin Eleni Gill (_Pacific Business News_ blog [Honolulu], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.biz…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Can a cartoon character rescue Chicago pensions?” by Thomas A. Corfman (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Nursing homes decry latest round of state cuts,” by Doug Finke (_Springfield State Journal-Register_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.sj-r.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “On the job: Retirement planning confronts generation gap,” by Michael Smothers (_Pekin Daily Times_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.pekintimes.com…

14. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Grades for area nursing homes tank (plummet) under new rating system,” by Chris Nakamoto (WBRZ Channel 2 [Baton Rouge] TV News, Apr. 27, 2015).
www.wbrz.com…

15. MARYLAND NEWS: “Three-alarm fire engulfs (Baltimore) senior center under construction,” by Mark Puente, Yvonne Wenger and Colin Campbell (_Baltimore Sun_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.baltimoresun.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(State Senate President Stephen) Sweeney, (State Assembly Speaker Vincent) Prieto can weigh in on pension lawsuit, N.J. Supreme Court says,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Apr. 27, 2015).
www.nj.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Pension crisis: Which Governor (Chris) Christie deserves the blame?” by Paul Mulshine (_Newark Star-Ledger_, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.nj.com…

18. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(Governor Chris) Christie wants Social Security as emergency poverty insurance, not entitlement,” by Claude Brodesser-Akner (_nj.com, Apr. 27, 2015).
www.nj.com…

19. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Price of admission to Oklahoma nursing homes: No lawsuits,” by M. Scott Carter (newsok.com…, Apr. 27, 2015).
newsok.com…

20. VERMONT NEWS: “Savings sought through state employee retirement push not ‘early retirement’,” by Josh O’Gorman (_Rutland Herald_, Apr. 28, 2015).
rutlandherald.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. WORLD NEWS: “Nearly half of top pension funds gambling on climate change,” by Karl Mathiesen (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

22. DEVELOPED WORLD NEWS: “Claims about the decline of the West are ‘exaggerated'” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Argentina’s Pension Policy In The Last 20 Years: Chronicle Of A Death Foretold,” by Rafael Rofman (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Apr. 27, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

24. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Home equity is key to pension policy,” by Simon Cowan (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 27, 2015). Note: this is a _SMH_ Commentary piece.
www.smh.com…

25. GREECE NEWS: “Greece PM (Prime Minister) rules out default, cites wages and pensions as priority,” by Renee Maltezou and Deepa Babington (Reuters, Apr. 27, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

26. INDIA/UK NEWS: “UK unions seek industrial votes to settle pension dispute with Tata Steel (Limited)” (Reuters via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Apr. 28, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

27. IRELAND NEWS: “From grassroots to government: A manifesto for dementia-friendly communities,” by Steph Booth (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

28. IRELAND NEWS: “Jury to resume deliberations in assisted suicide trial on Tuesday,” by Mark Hilliard (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

29. IRELAND NEWS: “Public pay restoration may come from reduced pension levy,” by Stephen Rogers (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork, Munster], Apr. 28, 2015). Note: this is an _IE_ Opinion piece.
www.irishexaminer.com…

30. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Elderly find typical homes more problematic,” by Janene Van Jaarsveldt (nltimes.nl…, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.nl…

31. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Aged-care workers satisfied with jobs, not with wages – survey,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11439845…

32. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly abused as families move in,” by Nicholas Jones (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 28, 2015).
m.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11439423…

33. SCOTLAND: “Election 2015: Pensions among election campaign issues” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

34. UK NEWS: “(Prime Minister) David Cameron: Tories will consider tax cuts for firms employing older workers,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/11565605/David-Cameron-Tories-will-consider-tax-cuts-for-firms-employing-older-workers.html…

35. UK NEWS: “Pension will be published ‘in pounds and pence’ under Tory (Conservative Party) government,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/11566866/Pension-will-be-published-in-pounds-and-pence-under-Tory-government.html…

36. UK NEWS: “Assisted suicide guidelines challenged in High Court,” by David Barrett (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/assisted-dying/11568091/Assisted-suicide-guidelines-challenged-in-High-Court.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

37. “Discovery of an unexpected function of a protein linked to neurodegenerative diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “GSK (GlaxoSmithKline PLC–pharmeceuticals) shingles vaccine shows benefits across all age groups,” by Ben Hirschler (Reuters Health, Apr. 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

39. “AGS (American Geriatrics Society) unveils revised Choosing Wisely list of topics to talk about with older adults” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Study finds no health drawbacks to veterans’ dual use of VA (Veterans Administration), Medicare Advantage” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “High-pitched sounds cause seizures in old cats” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Studies in cell transplantation show beneficial effects for variety of serious conditions” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

April 27, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3798–April 27, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3798–April 27, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Signing up late for Medicare Part B can trigger a lifelong penalty,” by Lisa Zamosky (_Los Angeles Times_, April 26, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “Finally, feds taking steps to make Medicare cards safer,” by Pamela Yip (_Dallas Morning News_, April 26, 2015).
www.dallasnews.com…

3. “America’s Workforce Is Aging And That’s Just Fine,” by Kelley Holland (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, April 27, 2015).
www.nbcnews.com…

4. “Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, April 27, 2015). Note: An audio transcript (running time 4 minutes 50 seconds) is available. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

5. “Baby Boomers face financial anxiety, ‘giganomics’,” by Susam Tompor (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 25, 2015).
www.us…

6. “Plan on not working past age 65,” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 26, 2015).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ALABAMA NEWS: “Budget cuts to hit low income, elderly residents,” by Russ Coley (_Times Daily_ [Florence, Alabama], April 26, 2015).
www.timesdaily.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois measure would OK cameras in nursing homes,” by Sean Crawford (_Peoria Public Radio_, April 27, 2015).
peoriapublicradio.org…

9. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Landrieu v. New Orleans firefighters: Inside the pension’s ‘inflated’ math,” by Robert McClendon (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], April 25, 2015).
www.nola.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Legislature will fully fund pension in 2016, senate president vows,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, April 26, 2015).
www.nj.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. Republican Senators hope to win battles over pensions, liquor,” by Marc Levy (Associated Press via _Patriot-News_ [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], April 26, 2015).
www.pennlive.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Reports grim for Pennsylvania’s state-run veterans homes,” by Walter F. Roche Jr. (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, April 26, 2015).
triblive.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Means-testing the family home could boost pension incomes, study says,” by Peter Martin (_Canberra Times_, April 27, 2015).
www.canberratimes.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Seniors group says leave savers alone,” (_News.com.au_, April 26, 2015).
www.news.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “TFSA and RRIF rule changes miss the mark,” by Ian McGugan (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 26, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Don’t limit caregiver aid to terminal cases,” (_Halifax Chronicle-Herald_, April 27, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
thechronicleherald.ca/editorials/1282104-editorial-don%E2%80%99t-limit-caregiver-aid-to-terminal-cases…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Cash shortfall among the elderly could push Japan over the edge,” by Philip Brasor and Masako Tsubuku (_Japan Times_, April 25, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/04/25/business/economy-business/cash-shortfall-among-elderly-push-japan-edge/#.VT5rfJPQBAY…

18. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Missed opportunity with EPF withdrawal at 55,” (_Rakyat Post_ [Kuala Lampur], April 27, 2015).
www.therakyatpost.com…

19. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romania is aging: more elders than youngsters,” (_Romania-Insider_, April 27, 2015).
www.romania-insider.com…

20. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch,” by Maria Antonova and Olga Rotenberg (Agence France Presse via _Yahoo News_, April 26, 2015).
en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scots enjoy the longest retirements,” by Kyle Caldwell (_Daily Telegraph_ London], April 26, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11561060/Scots-enjoy-the-longest-retirements.html…

22. SINGAPORE NEWS: “New guidelines on providing better care for seniors introduced,” by Nadia Jansen Hassan (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], April 25, 2015).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

23. THAILAND NEWS: “Pension advocate calls for overhaul of funds,” by Penchan Charoensuthipan (_Bangkok Post_, April 27, 2015).
www.bangkokpost.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic Health Care,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, blog, April 24, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Keep Moving, Even if in New Ways, to Stay a Step Ahead of Arthritis,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, blog, April 27, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

26. “Hopes of vaccine for Parkinson’s sufferers,” by Robin McKie (_Guardian_ [London], April 25, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

27. “For a better memory, find a quiet place to listen,” by Jane Adey (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, April 26, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/for-a-better-memory-find-a-quiet-place-to-listen-1.3042450…

28. “Study finds cardiorespiratory fitness contributes to successful brain aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Permanent radiotherapy implants reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence after 5 years,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, April 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin,” by Maanvi Singh (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, April 27, 2015). Note: An audio transcript (running time 1 minutes 45 seconds) is available. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

April 24, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3797–April 24, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3797–April 24, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Republicans (Party) seen scrapping (US House of Representatives member Paul) Ryan Medicare plan in U.S. budget push,” by David Lawder (Reuters, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic Health Care,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Apr. 24, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Why Nursing Homes Need to Have Sex Policies,” by Eliza Gray (_Time_ [New York, New York], Apr. 23 2015).
time.com…

4. “Why the retirement savings crisis is also a women’s crisis,” by Sallie Krawcheck (_Washington Post_, Apr. 24, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “The future of end-of-life care,” by Emily Kaiser (Minnesota Public Radio Friday Roundtable, Apr. 24, 2015). Note: this is an audio transcript, running time: 48 minutes, 57 seconds.
www.mprnews.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. FLORIDA NEWS: “New Jacksonville pension reform deal proposed” (First Coast News–WJXX Channel 25 and WTLV Channel 13 [Jacksonville] TV News, Apr. 23, 2015).
www.firstcoastnews.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Ignored reform of teacher pensions undermines Ky. education, economy,” by Stephanie J. Winkler (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Apr. 24, 2015). Note: this is a _LHL_ Op-Ed piece.
www.kentucky.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(Governor Chris) Christie accuses Dems (Democratic Party) of ‘suing themselves’ over pension shortfall they created, approved,” by Claude Brodesser-Akner (nj.com…, Apr. 23, 2015).
www.nj.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ’s pension debt up 13 percent, now tops 40 billion usd,” by Michael Symons (_Asbury Park Press_, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.app.com…

10. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “On return from break, RI lawmakers poised to tackle proposed pension deal,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Retirement homes for the LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) community go from dream to reality,” by James Norman (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Apr. 24, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Canada has five options on assisted suicide,” by Carol Goar (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 24, 2015). Note: this is a _Star_ Opinion piece.
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Confusion over euthanasia: Third of doctors wrongly believe it’s family’s call, Quebec (Province) poll finds,” by Sharon Kirkey (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Apr. 24, 2015).
news.nationalpost.com…

14. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia Unleashing Frozen Pensions Clears Way for Corporate Bonds,” by Ksenia Galouchko and Anna Andrianova (Bloomberg News, Apr. 23, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

15. UKRAINE NEWS:”How Ukraine’s Conflict Is Forcing The Elderly To Suffer,” by Charlotte Alfred and Nick Robins-Early (huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

16. UK NEWS: “BlackRock (asset manager) enters UK pension drawdown market,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Apr. 24, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “New insight into how brain makes memories” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Extra sleep fixes memory problems in flies with Alzheimer’s-like condition” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Link between proteins points to possibilities for future Alzheimer’s treatments” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Major pathway identified in nerve cell death offers hope for therapies” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Diffusion tensor MR (magnetic resonance) tractography effective as quantitative tool, treatment marker response” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Second Primaries (malignancies) for Over 25% With Metastatic Prostate Cancer” (HealthDay News, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

23. “Patients With Osteoporosis Can Live Long Lives,” by Troy Brown (Medscape Medical News, Apr. 24, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

24. “Preventing fractures is imperative for elderly,” by Crystal Chew (_Miami [Florida] Herald_, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.miamiherald.com…

25. “Late-Life Transition Like (former Olympic decathlon athlete) Bruce Jenner’s Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say,” by Alan Mozes (HealthDay News, Apr. 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News, Apr. 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “CRC (colorectal cancer) Screening Among Older Adults Often Inappropriate” (HealthDay News, Apr. 24, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

28. “Caring for grandchildren good for elderly, research shows,” by Tim O’Brien (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 24, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

April 23, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3796–April 23, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3796–April 23, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “CMS Proposes 1.1% Bump in Inpatient Care Payments for 2016,” by Marcia Fellick (_Medscape Medical News_, April 22, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

2. “Officials weighing options to hold down Medicare costs for hospice,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News via US Public Broadcasting System, April 23, 2015).
www.pbs.org…

3. “More Whistleblowers Say Health Plans Are Gouging Medicare,” by Fred Schulte (US National Public Radio, blog, April 23, 2015).
www.npr.org…

4. “Pensioners risk overestimating Social Security benefits,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, April 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Nearly a third of savers have less than USD 1,000 for retirement,” by Vaishali Gauba (_CNBC_, April 22, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

6. “Baby boomers face financial anxiety,” by Susan Tompor (_Detroit Free-Press_, April 23, 2015).
www.freep.com…

7. “Get rid of that debt before you retire,” by Rodney Brooks (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 22, 2015).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Deadline looming for CalPERS [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] long-term care policyholders,” by Jon Ortiz (_Sacramento Bee_, April 22, 2015)>
www.sacbee.com…

9. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “District ranks fourth in hunger risk for seniors, report says,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, April 23, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Pension bill clear of Senate,” by Zac Anderson (_Herald-Tribune_ [Sarasota, Florida], April 22, 2015).
politics.heraldtribune.com…

11. GEORGIA NEWS: “Feds challenge payments to nursing homes,” by James Salzer (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, April 22, 2015).
www.ajc.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Can A Person With Dementia Consent To Sex?” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, April 23, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 40 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie seeks pension fight minus Dems,” by Salvador Rizzo (_Record_ [Bergen, New Jersey], April 23, 2015).
www.northjersey.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio State students learning to design products for seniors,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, April 23, 2015).
www.dispatch.com…

15. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Many nursing homes require families to sign arbitration agreements before admittance,” by M. Scott Carter (_Norman Transcript_, April 23, 2015).
www.normantranscript.com…

16. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. Reinventing Medicaid group unveils USD 85.5M in savings,” by Patrick Anderson (_Providence Journal_, April 22, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

17. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Supreme Court hears arguments over documents in nursing home case,” by Andrea Lannom (_Charleston Daily Mail_, April 22, 2015).
www.charlestondailymail.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Joe Hockey says the elderly aren’t really old and age is an attitudinal thing,” (_News.co.au_, April 23, 2015).
www.news.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Increase to TFSA limit has some rethinking RRSPs, retirement savings,” by Clare O’Hara (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 22, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Budget will see tough decisions in health care,” by Theresa Doyle (_Toronto Star_, April 22, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

21. RUSSIA NEWS: “Medvedev: Russia to keep pension savings system,” (_Russian Legal Information Agency_ [RAPSI], April 23, 2015).
rapsinews.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Ruling party leader appeals for pension reform passage,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], April 23, 2015).
www.koreaherald.com…

23. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Initiative takes aim at inherited millions,” by Armando Mombelli (_SwissInfo_, April 23, 2015).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/tax-equity-or-business-burden-_initiative-takes-aim-at-inherited-millions/41378622…

24. UK NEWS: “Annuity rates ‘at record low’ after pension shake-up,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 23, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

25. UK NEWS: “New pension rules will push doctors and dentists to retire early,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11556081/New-pension-rules-will-push-doctors-and-dentists-to-retire-early.html…

26. VIETNAM NEWS: “Vietnam to Bolster Ailing Pension System After Worker Strike,” by Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen (_Bloomberg Business_, April 22, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Ethnicity complicates patient-doctor discussion of death,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, April 22, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “High morale linked to longer survival among elderly,” by Janice Neumann (_Reuters_, April 23, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

29. “Penn study identifies molecular link between DNA damage and premature aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Demanding jobs may extend survival in some with young-onset dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?” (_HealthDay_, April 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests,” (_HealthDay_, April 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

April 22, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3795–April 22, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3795–April 22, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Obamacare (Affordable Care Act), Hands Off My Medicare,” by Thomas B. Edsall (_New York Times_,  Apr. 22, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “(New Jersey Governor Chris) Christie’s proposed Social Security changes are a political risk,” by Max Ehrenfreund (_Washington Post_ blog,  Apr. 22, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Senate to follow House’s (of Representatives) military retirement overhaul,” by Leo Shane III (_Military Times_ [Springfield, Virginia], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.mil…

4. “Tortured, Jailed Black Seniors Released–But Denied Social Security,” by Frederick H. Lowe (New America Media, Apr. 21, 2015).
newamericamedia.org…

5. “Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission,” by Melody Miranda Aulet (New America Media, Apr. 20, 2015).
newamericamedia.org…

6. “Federal law casts shadow on future of Teamster pensions,” by Michelle Nicks (WFMJ Channel 20 [Youngstown, Ohio] TV News, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.wfmj.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ALABAMA NEWS: “Proposal bars new AEA (Alabama Education Association) employees from teachers’ retirement,” by Erin Edgemon (al.com…, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.al.com…

8. ALABAMA NEWS: “State cuts could devastate programs for elderly,” by Nancy Robertson (al.com…, Apr. 22, 2015). Note: this is an al.com… Opinion piece.
www.al.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois bill allowing video, audio monitoring in nursing homes passes House (of Representatives)” (KWQC Channel 6 [Rock Island/Moline, Illinois-Davenport/Bettendorf, Iowa] TV News, Apr. 22, 2015).
kwqc.com…

10. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Nursing home industry’s resistance to privatization stalls bidding process to Gov(ernor). Bobby Jindal’s Medicaid long-term care plan,” by Marsha Shuler (_Baton Rouge Advocate_, Apr. 22, 2015).
theadvocate.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Democrats (Party) need to show us the pension money, (State Assembly Minority Leader Jon) Bramnick says,” by Matt Friedman (nj.com…, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.nj.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY nursing home inspectors lax about bedsores, other care problems, report says,” by James T. Mulder (syracuse.com…, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.syracuse.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension puzzle” (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Apr. 22, 2015). Note: this is a _PI_ Editorial.
www.philly.com…

14. VIRGINIA NEWS: “UVa (University of Virginia) offering early retirement incentive to about 800 staff,” by Derek Quizon (_Charlottesville Daily Progress_ via _Richmond Times-Dispatch_, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.richmond.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Rich to lose tax breaks on super-sized super under future Labor (Party) government,” by Mark Kenny (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.smh.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Robots are coming and they will either save your job or take it,” by Jacinda Tutty (_Courier Mail_ [Brisbane, Queensland], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.couriermail.com…

17. GREECE NEWS: “Greek government refuses to back down on pension cuts, tax hikes,” by Deepa Babington (Reuters, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

18. INDONESIA NEWS: “NGOs (non-governmental organizations) urge gov(ernmen)t to be merciful” (_Post_ [Jakarta], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.thejakartapost.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “(Cork County) Council: Elderly living in degrading conditions in Cork,” by Sean O’Riordan (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.irishexaminer.com…

20. LUXEMBOURG NEWS: “Luxembourg euthanasia report finds no abuses of the law” (_Luxemburger Wort_, [Luxembourg City], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.wort.lu/en/politics/15-cases-in-2013-and-2014-luxembourg-euthanasia-report-finds-no-abuses-of-the-law-5537989d0c88b46a8ce57d97…

21. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “House prices a threat for retirees,” by Nicholas Jones (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11436344…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Council housing (in Marlborough) for the elderly at capacity,” by Heather Simpson (_Express [Marlborough], Apr. 23, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/67872410/Council-housing-for-the-elderly-at-capacity…

23. PHILIPPINES NEWS: Cable News Network (CNN) Philippines has recently released a three part story: “Billions in unpaid pensions,” all by David Santos. These are print and audio transcripts:

Part 1. (Apr. 20, 2015).
cnnphilippines.com…

Part 2: (Apr. 21, 2015).
cnnphilippines.com…

Part 3: (Apr. 22, 2015).
cnnphilippines.com…

24. THAILAND NEWS: “Trying Out Retirement In Chiang Mai, Thailand,” by Steve LePoidevin (intenationalLiving.com… via huffingtonpost.com…, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Treating patients with dignity — but what about hands-on care?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. UK NEWS: “Tax, spending and pensions Whose money is it anyway?” (_Economist_ [London], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.economist.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms to create fresh wave of ‘later-life entrepreneurs'” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11554709/Pension-freedoms-to-boost-wave-of-later-life-entrepreneurs.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Biologics Have High Financial Burden Despite Medicare Part D,” by Janis C. Kelly (Medscape Medical News,  Apr. 22, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

29. “Roche (Hoffmann-La Roche AG–pharmaceuticals)  more confident in beating Alzheimer’s after Biogen data,” by Ben Hirschler (Reuters Health, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

30. “Under and Over Imaging Suspected in Prostate CA(ncer) Care (HealthDay News, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

31. “Parkinson’s patient experiences symptom relief with new medication” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Nanoparticle drug reverses Parkinson’s-like symptoms in rats” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Patient-doctor ethnic differences thwart end-of-life conversations” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Drug-Eluting (percutaneous coronary intervention) Beat Bare Stents in Older Patients Undergoing PCI,” by  (HealthDay News, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

April 21, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3794–April 21, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3794–April 21, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Will New Retirement Rules Protect Americans From Wall Street?” by Chris Arnold (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Apr. 21, 2015). In addition to the story, print and audio [running time: 3 minutes, 58 seconds) are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

2. “US jumps into whistleblower cases that accuse nursing-home chain of overbilling Medicare,” by Matthew Barakat (Associated Press via _Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

3. “Pensions have a 296.1 billion usd problem,” by Matt Krantz (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 21, 2015).
americasmarkets.us…

4. “Romans, booty and sailors: all part of the history of pensions,” by Irina Zhorov and Kate Lao Shaffner (Keystone Crossroads, Apr. 13, 2015).
crossroads.newsworks.org…

5. “Social Security proposals go the wrong way” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 21, 2015). Note: this is a _USA Today Editorial.
www.us…

6. “A Better Nursing Home Exists,” by Alana Semuels (_The Atlantic_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.theatlantic.com…

7. “One-third have almost no retirement savings,” by Nanci Hellmich (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.us…

8. “U.S. retirement confidence soars despite grim realities,” by Mark Miller (Reuters, Apr. 21, 2015). Note this is a Reuters Opinion piece.
www.reuters.com…

9. “Doctor Shortage: Who Will Take Care of the Elderly?” by Magaly Olivero (usnews.com…, Apr. 21, 2015).
health.us…

10. “Downsize surprise! Boomers are moving up, remodeling homes,” by Jackie Crosby (_Minneapolis [Minnesota], Star-Tribune_, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

11. “If (Democratic Party Presidential Candidate) Hillary Clinton is taking Social Security now, she’s making a big mistake,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, Apr. 21, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. MAINE NEWS: “Maine’s public workers deserve cost-of-living pension adjustments,” by Wayne Ross and Robert Powers (_Portland Press Herald_, Apr. 21, 2015). Note: this is a _PPH_ Opinion piece.
www.pressherald.com…

13. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Impact of the House (of Representatives) nursing home plan,” by David H. Montgomery (_St. Paul Pioneer Press_ blog, Apr. 21, 2015).
blogs.twincities.com…

14. NEVADA NEWS: “Legislature must pass pension reform bill” (_Las Vegas Review-Journal_, Apr. 21, 2015). Note: this is a _LVRJ_ Editorial).
www.reviewjournal.com…

15. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJEA (New Jersey Education Association) shuts down pension talks with Christie administration,” by Samantha Marcus
www.nj.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Majority favor raising taxes on wealthy to fund N.J. pensions, poll finds,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.nj.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(Governor Chris) Christie: Full pension funding means tax increases,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Apr. 22, 2015).
www.philly.com…

18. TEXAS NEWS: “Bills could shift pension fund control from state to cities,” by Kimberly Reeves (_Austin Business Journal_ via _Houston Business Journal_, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.biz…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN NEWS: “Pensions at risk for 80 million people in Latin America, Caribbean” (Caribbean Media Corporation News via _Gleaner_ [Kingston, Kingston/St. Andrew Jamaica], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.jamaicaobserver.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Veterans groups use Anzac centenary to fire up over pension reforms,” by Heath Aston (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.smh.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(Australian Prime Minister Tony) Abbott government refuses to release documents outlining effects of lower pensions on war veterans and widows,” by Heath Aston (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 22, 2015)
www.smh.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “(New Brunswick Province) Finance Minister Roger Melanson says pension offer to public service retirees final” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/public-pension-changes-could-threaten-finances-pcs-warn-1.3041165…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Unifor Canada (Canadian auto workers union) preparing to collaborate in slashing auto workers’ pensions,” by Carl Bronski (World Socialist Web Site, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.ws…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec (Province) police launch court challenge to pension reform” (CTV Television Network Montreal, Apr. 21, 2015).
montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-police-launch-court-challenge-to-pension-reform-1.2337614…

25. CHINA NEWS: “New research points to elderly as growing contributor to tuberculosis in China” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. INDIA NEWS: “One rank, one pension scheme in this session: Subramanian Swamy (Bharatiya Janata Party leader)” (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.thehindu.com…

27. IRELAND NEWS: “Cantillon (political economy): The risky business of pension investments” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

28. IRELAND NEWS: “A fair deal for end-of-life care,” by John FitzGerald (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

29. IRELAND NEWS: “Nephew had ‘no problem’ helping aunt travel to euthanasia clinic” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

30. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch doctors withhold/withdraw treatment in many elderly patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

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31. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Groups seek to join Lecretia Seales euthanasia litigation,” by Jared Savage (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11435738…

32. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Euthanasia case heard in High Court,” by John Weekes (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11436259…

33. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Lecretia Seales story: Euthanasia would have ‘far-reaching impacts’,” by  Jared Savage and John Weekes (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11436068…

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34. RUSSIA NEWS: “Communists (Party) oppose government initiative to raise pension age” (Russia Today TV, Apr. 21, 2015).
rt.com…

35. SLOVAKIA NEWS: “Empty Nest? In Slovakia, It May Begin When the Child Is 35,” by Rick Lyman (_New York Times_,  Apr. 21, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

36. THAILAND NEWS: “Firm hands out cash to elderly in Pak Phanang [District]” (_Post_ [Bangkok], Apr. 22, 2015).
www.bangkokpost.com…

37. UK NEWS: “Tesco (PLC-grocery and general merchandise retailer) staff pensions under threat as bosses post warning,” by Simon Neville (_Independent_ [London], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/tesco-staff-pensions-under-threat-as-bosses-post-warning-10191222.html…

38. UK NEWS: “Beware these bad ideas about reforming the taxation of pensions,” by Rupert Pennant-Rea (_Independent_ [London], Apr. 21, 2015). Note: this is an _Independent_ Commentary piece.
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/beware-these-bad-ideas-about-reforming-the-taxation-of-pensions-10191230.html…

39. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms spark flood of cheap buy-to-let mortgages,” by Andrew Oxlade (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/buy-to-let/11552236/Pension-freedoms-spark-flood-of-cheap-buy-to-let-mortgages.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

40. “Treating Sleep Apnea May Ward Off Memory Decline,” by Nicholas Bakalar (_New York Times_, Apr. 21, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

41. “Study: Many Medicare cataract patients given needless tests,” by Marilynn Marchione (_Washington Post_,  Apr. 21, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

42. “Learning To Respect A Patient’s Wishes At The End Of Life,” by Kristin Gourlay (Rhode Island Public Radio News, Apr. 21, 2015). In addition to the story an audio transcript (running time: 7 minutes).
ripr.org…

43. “Caring for blindness: A new protein in sight?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2015).
ekaweb02.eurekalert.org…

44. “Follow the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet to stave off Alzheimer’s,” by Leslie Beck (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

45. “AstraZeneca (PLC–pharmaceuticals) drug Lynparza shows promise in prostate cancer trial,” by Ben Hirschler (Reuters Health, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

46. “Trial shows benefit of ‘BRCA (genetic mutation)-targeting’ drug in prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

47. “Ultrasound/MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) fusion biopsy detects more sonographically occult prostate cancers (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

48. “Regular Walking Can Boost Quality of Life With Prostate CA(ncer)” (HealthDay News, Apr. 21, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

49. “What’s the life expectancy of patients when they begin treatment for osteoporosis?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

50. “Statin use in elderly would prevent disease but could carry considerable side effects” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

51. “Statins show promise as a prevention tool for adults 75 and older, OSU (Oregon State University) study shows” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

52. “New super-fast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) technique demonstrated with song ‘If I Only Had a Brain'” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

53. “Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News,  Apr. 20, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

54. “Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually,” by Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News, Apr. 21, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

April 20, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3793–April 20, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3793–April 20, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “GOP divided on Medicare overhaul,” by Rebecca Shabad (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], April 19, 2015).
thehill.com…

2. “New Law to Strip Social Security Numbers From Medicare Cards,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, April 20, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Medicare considers changing hospice care policy,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 20, 2015).
www.us…

4. “Who’s Rich Enough to See Social Security Cuts Under Chris Christie’s Plan?” by Nick Timiroas (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, April 20, 2015).
blogs.ws…

5. “More Older Adults Are Becoming Inventors,” by Constance Gustke (_New York Times_, April 18, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Proposed ‘fiduciary duty’ rule for retirement advisers is a good step,” by Pamela Yip (_Dallas Morning News_, April 19, 2015).
www.dallasnews.com…

7. “Powell: 8 biggest misconceptions about retirement,” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 18, 2015).
www.us…

8. “Is your community a good place to grow old? Plug your zip code into AARP tool to find out,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, April 20, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Rauner plan threatens to make Alzheimer’s programs a memory,” by Dean Olson (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], April 18, 2015).
www.sj-r.com…

10. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas stakeholders push for changes to three-day Medicare inpatient rule,” by Andy Mars (_Salina Post_, April 18, 2015).
salinapost.com…

11. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “As region’s population ages, what does future hold for retirees?” by Phil Fuhrer (_Wilmington Star News_, April 18, 2015)
www.starnewsonline.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public worker unions to argue for pension money in brief due today,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, April 20, 2015).
www.nj.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Dems Blame Christie’s Broken Pension Promises For Latest Moody’s Downgrade,” by John Reitmeyer (_NJ Spotlight_, blog, April 20, 2015).
www.njspotlight.com…

14. OREGON NEWS: “Women seeking shelter on the rise in Bend,” by Jasmine Rockow (_Bend Bulletin_, April 18, 2015).
www.bendbulletin.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing home tax: Will Wolf proposal put well-off seniors on faster path to poor house?” by David Wenner (_Patriot-News_ [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], April 20, 2015).
www.pennlive.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania’s pensions have maybe 15 years left, report says,” by Eric Boehm (_Pocono Record_, April 18, 2015).
www.poconorecord.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Exorbitant super fees compromise quality of retirement: Grattan,” by Ruth Liew (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 19, 2015).
www.smh.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Health system headed for crisis as number of seniors double: report,” by Theresa Boyle (_Toronto Star_, April 19, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “Workers may get to choose between EPF and New Pension Scheme for pension,” (_Economic Times_ [Dehli], April 19, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension trustees are taking on too much risk,” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 20, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. ISRAEL NEWS: “Large gender gaps apparent in pension savings,” by Niv Elis (_Jerusalem Post_, April 19, 2015).
www.jpost.com…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “Caregiver trainee program coming up short, but options on table also daunting,” by Tomohiro Osaki (_Japan Times_, April 19, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/04/19/national/caregiver-trainee-program-facing-challenges/#.VTVGfiFVghs…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “Government to improve oversight of serviced elderly housing,” (_Japan News_, April 19, 2015).
the-japan-news.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Wave of home closures leaves elderly stuck in ‘care warehouses’,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11543398/Wave-of-home-closures-leaves-elderly-stuck-in-care-warehouses.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Tory crackdown on mortgage ‘age discrimination’,” by Steven Swinford and Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 18, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/11546136/Tory-crackdown-on-mortgage-age-discrimination.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Is the amyloid hypothesis the right path to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Hearing aids may slow cognitive decline tied to hearing loss,” by Janice Neumann (_Reuters_, April 17, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Parkinson’s sufferers can ‘experience public rudeness’,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 19, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

29. “New research gives clues as to why older people get more tendon injuries,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Use of radiotherapy after prostate cancer surgery declining, despite evidence of benefit,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner,” (_HealthDay_, April 17, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Husband’s Alzheimer’s abuse trial stirs talk of senior sexuality,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 19, 2015).
www.philly.com…

April 17, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3792–April 17, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3792–April 17, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Congress Repeals Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ Law, Ending Annual Scramble,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, April 16, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 5 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

2. “Are Medicare improvements finally on the horizon?” (_Washington Post_, April 17, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Medical Societies Answer Critics of SGR Repeal,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, April 16, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

4. “Why Growth in Medicare Prices Vastly Outstrips Rise in Health Costs,” by Christopher Weaver and Tom McGinty (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, April 17, 2015).
blogs.ws…

5. “U.S. pensioners risk overestimating Social Security benefits,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, April 16, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

6. “Jeb Bush: raise the retirement age,” by Steve Benen (_MSNBC.com_, April 17, 2015).
www.msnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. KANSAS NEWS: “Brownback signs bill to issue USD 1 billion in state pension bonds,” by Bryan Lowry (_Wichita Eagle_, April 16, 2015).
www.kansas.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Northeastern professor named state’s elder affairs head,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, April 16, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Nursing home staff shortage worse in southeast Minnesota,” (_Pioneer Press_ [St. Paul, Minnesota], April 16, 2015).
www.twincities.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “House Postpones Vote on Nursing Home Cameras,” by Hannah Knight (_KMOX_ [St. Louis, Missouri], April 16, 2015).
stlouis.cbslocal.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. credit rating cut record ninth time as Moody’s cites pension shortfall,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, April 17, 2015).
www.nj.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Back home, Christie spars on pension funding,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 16, 2015).
www.philly.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Feds expand regulations to fight Medicare fraud in New Jersey,” by Tim Darragh (_NJ.com_, April 17, 2015).
www.nj.com…

14. OREGON NEWS: “Wary of retirement housing options, some baby boomers make their own way,” by Elliot Njus (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], April 17, 2015).
www.oregonlive.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “12 local hospitals score high in Medicare’s new star system,” by Don Sapatkin (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 16, 2015).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgaria among countries with rapidly aging population: statistics institute head,” (_Focus News Agency_, April 17, 2015).
www.focus-fen.net…

17. CANADA NEWS: “‘Totally unacceptable’ for long-term care residents to pay staff for extra baths: Quebec health minister,” (Canadian Press via _National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], April 17, 2015).
news.nationalpost.com…

18. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Falling interest rates continue to hurt Dutch pension funds,” (_DutchNews.nl_, April 17, 2015).
www.dutchnews.nl…

19. UK NEWS: “Warning of ‘funeral time bomb’ in UK as population ages,” by Judith Burns (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 17, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

20. UK NEWS: “The death of pensions: has it begun?” by Richard Dyson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 17, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11543227/The-death-of-pensions-has-it-begun.html…

21. UK NEWS: “HIV patients in UK are living longer, new data reveals,” by Haroon Siddique (_Guardian_ [London], April 17, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “CMS Releases First Hospital Compare Star Ratings System,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, April 17, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

23. “Cognitive problems are common after cardiac arrest,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Sharp minds in old age ‘may be down to genes’,” by Lizzy Buchan (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], April 17, 2015).
www.scotsman.com…

25. “Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race,” by Andrew M. Seaman (_Reuters_, April 17, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

26. “Common heartburn drugs linked to kidney failure in the elderly,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, April 17, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

27. “Patient’s own fat cells transplanted to treat osteoarthritis may be effective,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “For Parkinson’s Patients, Dancing The Tango Can Help Reconnect Body and Mind,” by Sandra Lorenzo (_Huffington Post_, blog, April 17, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

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