June 27, 2014

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No One-Size-Fits-All Path to a Secure Retirement for U.S. Elderly


Is there a retirement crisis, or are older Americans preparing adequately for their "golden years"? Because of the wide variety of life circumstances—differing levels of wealth, income, and other resources—it's impossible to give a single general answer. Also online:

Infographic: U.S. Retirement Challenges
Video: 'Retirement Security in an Aging Population', Interview With James Poterba

HIV and AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa

Between 2001 and 2012, the number of new infections in MENA grew by 52 percent—-the most rapid increase in HIV among world regions.

$5 More Per Person Annually Could Save Millions of Mothers and Children

Recent research by a group of health systems experts details how a 2 percent increase in current spending for maternal and child health can save 147 million children, prevent 32 million stillbirths, and avert 5 million maternal deaths by 2035.

Teen Births Continue to Decline in U.S.

Births to U.S. teenage girls ages 15 to 17 have decreased by 63 percent over the past 20 years, according to the latest statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Family Planning Ripple Effect for Child Survival Infographic

This infographic highlights how family planning contributes to improving child survival.

Shift-Share Analysis of Growth in U.S. Biomedical Postdoctoral Employment in Research Education Institutions

PRB examined growth in biomedical postdoctoral employment in U.S. research education institutions.

Late-Life Disability and Long-Term Care

In this video interview, Douglas Wolf, Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and director of the Center for Aging & Policy Research at Syracuse University, discusses disability and long-term care policy in the United States.

Global Family Planning Goals and Measurement: Where Are We Now?

The Hopkins Population Center and PRB's Center for Public Information on Population Research co-hosted a webinar on Thursday, June 26, 2014, with funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Listen to the recording.

2014 World Population Data Sheet to Launch Aug. 12

PRB's 2014 World Population Data Sheet will be released on Aug. 12. Save the date for an entire package of new content, including a webinar event. In the meantime, you can still explore our 2013 World Population Data Sheet.

arrowBrowse PRB's Interactive Maps: 2013 World Population Data Sheet, The Status of Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa, and DataFinder.

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