Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,913 headlines found
Smokers need not apply. That's the word from Orlando Health, which announced this evening that it will start a tobacco-free hiring policy at seven of its hospitals starting in April. The move is part of a controversial nationwide trend, in which hospita
Feb 28, 2013 Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 2, 2013 01:40
The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will stop hiring people who use nicotine at its Pennsylvania locations beginning July 1.
Feb 25, 2013 MedPage Today
added Feb 26, 2013 09:13
Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
Nov 25, 2012 BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
Hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good with video
Nov 25, 2012 Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 25, 2012 11:48
My wife was released from Victoria General Hospital on Sunday. As she walked outside for the first time in more than a week, her first breath of "fresh air" was filled with cigarette smoke.
Nov 8, 2012 Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:45
The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Oct 2, 2012 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Sep 9, 2012 Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58
[Florida] Outdoor Smoking Ban at a Cancer Center: Attitudes and Smoking Behavior Among Employees and Patients
Findings suggest a need for worksite cessation programs to capitalize on the window of opportunity created by tobacco bans, while also addressing concerns about effects on work performance.
Aug 25, 2012 Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Aug 25, 2012 12:33
Some elderly residents of a Vancouver retirement home say a smoking ban imposed on the facility by Vancouver Coastal Health is more dangerous to them than any cigarette smoke.
Aug 25, 2012 VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50
We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
Jan 11, 2018 MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08