Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,354 headlines found
Clearing the air: improving smoke-free policy compliance at the national oncology hospital in Armenia
The study aimed to develop and test a model intervention to address the lack of compliance with the de jure smoking ban. The national oncology hospital was chosen as the intervention site.
Dec 13, 2014 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:17
on Friday, the Minneapolis City Council passed new rules that banned the use of electronic cigarettes within indoor public places – such as eateries, schools and offices – says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In fact, the state of Minnesota additionally cr
Dec 6, 2014 Inquisitr
added Dec 7, 2014 17:45
Smokers and the morbidly obese in Devon will be denied routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight...smokers will have to quit eight weeks before surgery. The NHS in Devon has a £14.5m deficit and says the cuts are needed to help it meet wait
Dec 3, 2014 BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2014 07:33
Beijing adopted anti-smoking legislation to ban smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport vehicles on Friday. The draft regulation was passed by vote at a meeting of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People's Congress
Nov 28, 2014 Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 13:04
China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Nov 25, 2014 Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2014 16:37
Starting Jan. 1, 2015, a tobacco product ban in effect at both University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health hospital campuses in Harford County will become even more stringent, and as of July 1, 2015, Upper Chesapeake will not hire anyone who uses tobac
Nov 19, 2014 Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 24, 2014 12:59
Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
Nov 20, 2014 CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22
One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Nov 20, 2014 Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08
A fire that injured a patient in a Fargo hospital room was caused by smoking while using oxygen according to fire officials.
Nov 17, 2014 KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:51
Note that this single-center study suggested that secondhand smoke exposure may not be adequately addressed in patients with coronary disease. Be aware that roughly 10% of the patients surveyed reported secondhand smoke exposure, but up to 40% had labor
Nov 12, 2014 MedPage Today
added Nov 13, 2014 10:08