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[UK] Lose weight and give up smoking or you can't have surgery, hospital tells patients

Morbidly obese patients will have to lose a certain amount of weight before they will be put forward for any non-urgent operations / Smokers will also have to quit for six weeks before being put on waiting list
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:23

[Massachusetts] Cape Cod Healthcare to ban all tobacco use on Jan. 1

As of January 1, 2015, there will be no more lighting up at Cape Cod or Falmouth Hospital or any of Cape Cod Healthcare's (CCHC) other facilities. In a statement Tuesday, CCHC announced that all facilities on Cape Cod will be tobacco free come the first
added Oct 21, 2014 13:54

[California] ARCHIVE: Glendale appointments spark fireworks

Gallegos, an anti-smoking advocate, said he wasn't surprised by the nomination but feared that it may impact no-smoking rules in the city's parks. "These are the ties that bind," said Gallegos, who is suing Najarian and Glendale Adventist Medical Center,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:39

[California] ARCHIVE: Court OKs 1st Amendment complaint against Najarian

A federal judge this week green-lighted an anti-smoking advocate's latest 1st Amendment complaint against Councilman Ara Najarian, whom the advocate claims got him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center because he spoke out against Najarian's propo
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:27

[California] Lawsuit alleges Glendale councilman caused firing of antismoking hospital worker

Gallegos was terminated in 2012 after he wrote a letter published in the Glendale News-Press criticizing Najarian, Councilwoman Laura Friedman and former Councilman Rafi Manoukian for voting in favor of easing up on smoking restrictions at restaurants wi
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:49

[UK] E-cigs banned from Isle of Man health buildings

The use of electronic cigarettes has been banned in all Isle of Man Health and Social Care buildings with immediate effect. Health minister Howard Quayle said it strengthened efforts to make premises healthy and smoke-free environments for staff and vis
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 15:37

"Oi - stop smoking, you" Taunton hospital gets kids to tell parents to stub out the fags

bosses at a Somerset hospital are so fed up with those soon-to-be dads – and even the women in labour – puffing away outside the door of the maternity unit that they have installed a special tannoy system to shout at them to stub out their cigarettes. Th
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:27

[UK] Hospital visits due to smoking have fallen in England

The number of people aged over 35 admitted to hospital in England due to smoking between 2012 and 2013 has fallen since 2004, statistics show. Around 460,900 admissions were attributed to smoking between 2012 and 2013 compared to 559,800 between 2004 an
BBC Online
added Oct 8, 2014 14:46

[UK] Tobacco for the soldiers - October 1914

“Sir, I should be glad if you could spare me some space in your columns to say that Lady Sclater, the wife of the Adjutant-General, has asked me to help her by making known in Horsham the work of the S.S.S. or ‘Smokers for Soldiers and Sailors’, an assoc
West Sussex County Times (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:58

Some Good News on Pneumonia

In 2003, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...established seven performance measures. To receive reimbursement, hospitals had to report how frequently they took these steps, including...smoking-cessation counseling to prevent future infections
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 2, 2014 13:58
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