Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,350 headlines found
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
[New York] Upstate expects to screen more smokers for lung cancer now that Medicare will pay for test
Upstate University Hospital could see see a lot more long-time smokers coming in to get screened for lung cancer now that the federal Medicare program has indicated it will pay for the test. Upstate launched a lung cancer screening program two years ago,
Nov 12, 2014 Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 12, 2014 15:49
Merseyside's specialist brain hospital is tearing down its smoking shelter as it moves to becoming completely smoke-free...The specialist neuroscience trust is going completely smokefree from National No Smoking Day, March 11, 2015.
Nov 11, 2014 Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:10
[UK] Prevalence of smoking among patients treated in NHS hospitals in England in 2010/2011: a national audit [FREE FULL TEXT]
delivering smoking cessation as a routine component of hospital care, as recommended by recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance, could achieve marked reductions in the prevalence of smoking and improve the cost-effectiveness of N
Nov 10, 2014 Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:03
In a single-center study, only 17% of hospitalized nonsmokers with coronary heart disease (CHD) were asked about exposure to tobacco smoke, and only 1.4% remembered receiving any advice about this modifiable risk factor, reported researchers. Thus, the
Nov 11, 2014 Medical Tribune
added Nov 12, 2014 10:49