— Warns of 4 Valentine’s Day Scams to Watch Out For Portland, February 9, 2015 – As lovers and those looking for love prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day, AARP’s Fraud Watch Network releases new tips on how Oregonians  can protect themselves from scammers from taking aim at their hearts and their pocketbooks. Scamming thousands of men and women each year – most over age 40 – romance swindles consistently make Top Scams lists, including those of the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint …

— AARP Report is first to quantify increase in BRCA testing rates WASHINGTON, DC — BRCA testing rates surged nearly 40% in the week of Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she carried the BRCA 1 gene mutation and had an elective double mastectomy, according to a new AARP Public Policy Institute study released today. This is the first report quantifying an increase in BRCA testing rates among women enrolled in a large US health insurance carrier. Prior to Ms. Jolie’s announcement, women …