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VIAW Newswire 07.01.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Boehner Warns That ‘Some Haven’t Gotten the Message’ on Immigration Bill
With the Senate poised to pass a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws today, Speaker John Boehner renewed his concern about the legislation and issued a sharp reminder about the resistance the measure faces in the House.

Will Republicans Use Democrats’ Immigration Votes Against Them In 2014?
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports:
The conflict within the Republican Party over the comprehensive immigration reform bill that is headed for passage in the Senate was on display again on Thursday — just hours before the vote.

A New Benchmark For Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedules
Cambridge, MA ( – A new 22-state study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) says that nonhospital prices paid for common surgeries performed on injured workers were higher than the prices paid by group health insurers for the same surgery in almost all study states.

Prostate cancer treatment risks, benefits
LOS ANGELES (KABC) — When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, he will receive an enormous amount of information about how to proceed. There are a number of treatment options, including waiting, radiation, cryosurgery or surgical removal.

Third-hand smoke causes significant DNA damage – new study
LOS ANGELES (KABC) — According to a new study, it’s not second-hand smoke but third-hand smoke we need to worry about.
Third-hand smoke is the residue that clings to surfaces long after the second-hand smoke from a cigarette has cleared out.

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