Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,861 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
Firefighters were called for a residential medical emergency Friday morning when they found their patient hooked up to an oxygen tank while smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Achilles.
Oct 12, 2012 Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 12, 2012 16:08
If the nursing home your relative or friend lives in does not have sprinklers throughout the building, you probably want to push the issue, especially since even facilities with no-smoking policies had to “grandfather” current residents who smoke, allowi
Sep 30, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added Oct 2, 2013 20:23
The Smoke Free Air Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday in Gadsden prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city and increases the distance from public entrances where smoking is allowed.
Jan 29, 2015 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15
The move will make the capital Addis Ababa the second Ethiopian city to enforce the law after north Ethiopia’s Mekelle city, which put the law into effect in January last year. The law which came to effect nearly two years after approved in parliament i
Feb 18, 2016 Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:56
There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
Feb 2, 2016 The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02
In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Apr 9, 2014 Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50
While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
Feb 21, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49
[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016
The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President Marí
Sep 18, 2014 Tico Times (cr)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:38
The hospital, part of the Orlando Health network, will require prospective employees to take a cotinine test when they submit to a drug screen during the hiring process. The test can detect nicotine from all forms of tobacco and can help determine if an
Oct 3, 2013 Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 4, 2013 21:20