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[UK] Hospital bans smoking to encourage smokers to quit

The George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton has become a totally 'smoke-free' site from today, as part of its commitment to "lead the way" and "set an example" in providing a smoke-free environment to "protect and promote health."
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:53
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Infants whose mothers smoke have increased exposure to third hand smoke in NICU

Thirdhand smoke affects infants in the neonatal intensive care unit and is present on incubators, cribs and other furniture due to surface nicotine from smoking visitors, according to recent research published in BMJ.
added Dec 29, 2015 22:25
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[UK-Scotland] RAH: Paisley hospital e-cigs ban U-turn

Health chiefs have lifted a ban and will now let people smoke e-cigarettes at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said electronic smoking, known as ‘vaping,’ will be allowed in designated areas following a change in po
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:36
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[UK] Alder Hey smokers slammed over littering entrance to new £237m hospital

Residents near the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital have slammed smokers who discarded dozens of cigarette ends there. Kenny Jones, from Old Swan, walks his dog near the £237m hospital which opened last month and photographed the cigarette butt litter
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 17:03
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01
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[UK] Sandwell hospital smokers face fines before total ban

Smokers will be fined for puffing on cigarettes on hospital grounds and eventually banned from smoking altogether under radical new plans in Sandwell.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 20:53
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[UK-Scotland] MSPs back new restrictions on e-cigarettes sales

Holyrood’s Health Committee also threw its weight behind a legally enforceable ban on smoking in parts of hospital grounds. The committee has been examining a Scottish Government Bill that would introduce restrictions on the sale and marketing of e-ciga
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:15
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[UK] Mental health patients banned from smoking at Cornwall centres

The Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said staff and patients at centres in Bodmin, Bude, Launceston and Liskeard have worked together with Cornwall's Stop Smoking Service to become healthier venues free from cigarette smoke.
Cornish Guardian (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 08:58
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[North Carolina] UNC Draws Flak for Naming Children's Clinic after Donut Maker / Nutritionists aghast at putting Krispy Kreme name on kids' healthcare facility

"What is interesting about this is if we named this the Winston-Salem [cigarette] clinic, it would outrage America and maybe even the same for the Coca-Cola Clinic, but Krispy Kremes are equally horrible for our health -- they are high sugar, high fat, re
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2015 11:00
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