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Increasing Prevalence of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Smokers Hospitalized in five U.S. Cities, 2010–2013

E-cigarette use increased substantially from 2010 to 2013 among a large sample of hospitalized adult cigarette smokers. E-cigarette use was more common among heavier smokers and among those who were younger, white and had higher socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:22
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[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04
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[New York] Rome Memorial plans lung cancer screenings

Stephanie Foxwell, BSN, Lungs for Life clinical coordinator at Rome Surgical Specialists, said the program is very close to the hearts of employees because so many employees, relatives and friends have had lung cancer.
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Nov 17, 2013 13:28
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette ‘bouncers’ to cut smoking at hospitals

Following the introduction of enforcement staff in Glasgow, the number of smokers outside hospital entrances has halved. Other health boards are beginning to take on their own staff, or train security workers to tackle those who ignore no-smoking signs.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:45
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: No smoking: UPMC's new tobacco policy makes sense

This Public Enemy No. 1 can be defeated by leadership -- and what better place than a medical system that takes its mission seriously? Far from imposing on its workers, we think UPMC is doing them a long-term favor.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 16, 2013 05:04
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[UK-Scotland] Three wardens hired to stop smokers outside hospitals quit in disgust over the levels of verbal abuse

ALL three wardens walked away from the job at Gartnavel Hospital in Glasgow in just one week after being intimidated and verbally abused by smokers outside the building.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:15
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoke alarms sound on e-cigarettes

We urge them to follow Conemaugh's lead and we urge our readers to encourage businesses to say no to e-cigarette use in their establishments. In its role as the community's leading health care provider, Conemaugh sent a clear message last year by bannin
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Apr 30, 2013 16:40
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[Georgia] Smoking causes fire that kills one at Tucker nursing home

A fire killed a woman in her room at a nursing home in Tucker early Tuesday. According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office, the deceased has been identified as Laura Barrett, 64. Barrett was a resident of the Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Lawre
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:05
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[Pennsylvania] U Penn's head of smoking treatment says no-hire rule for smokers is 'regressive'

Dr. Frank Leone, director of Penn's Comprehensive Smoking Treatment Program, doesn't think it will improve health or cut down on healthcare costs.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 21, 2013 19:07
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Penn Medicine decision not to hire smokers part of a controversial trend

Penn Medicine's decision to hire only nonsmokers starting July 1 is part of a slow-moving trend that goes back decades and that is still controversial even among public health workers, who often see tobacco as enemy No. 1. "I'd be much more enthusiastic
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 21, 2013 10:27
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