Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,876 headlines found
New tobacco policies went into effect on Tuesday at hospitals across the region, but officials say education and awareness programs helped reduce backlash. Conemaugh and Altoona Regional health systems’ smoking policies target employees, visitors and v
Jan 4, 2013 Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jan 4, 2013 10:24
The new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products anywhere on the campus including the parking lot areas.
Jan 3, 2013 KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jan 8, 2013 22:03
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital implemented a new tobacco-free policy on all campuses.
Jan 3, 2013 Sweetwater (TX) Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 21:50
LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
Jan 1, 2013 DelmarvaNow.com
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57
Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky.
Dec 31, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2012 09:56
Smoking will cease in all state buildings and campuses come Tuesday. With one exception: the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.
Dec 31, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 31, 2012 09:35
PLATTSBURGH -- Officials said a cigarette likely caused a couch fire in a unit of the Robert S. Long Apartments Friday afternoon. The apartment belongs to Rose Willsi, who was still under evaluation in CVPH's emergency room Friday evening.
Dec 29, 2012 Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Dec 29, 2012 12:39
“I know that smoking won’t help me with my mobility problems and the last thing I wanted is any more circulatory problems than is necessary so it was a sensible option to stop smoking. “It took me by surprise when I came out of hospital three weeks late
Dec 28, 2012 STV (uk)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:37
Establishing a tobacco-free zone around the Roper and MUSC hospitals in downtown Charleston is a natural extension of existing policies, and it makes good health sense for everyone.
Dec 22, 2012 Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 23, 2012 22:15
Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
Dec 19, 2012 KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38