Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,970 headlines found
Smoke-free laws in England have resulted in a significant decrease in hospital admissions for asthma in children age 14 and younger. This is according to researchers who studied children's hospitalisation rates for asthma after the implementation of smo
Mar 4, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Mar 5, 2013 18:01
Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
Mar 1, 2013 CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
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
[Massachusetts] Westfield senior housing fire caused by cigarette smoking in vicinity of home oxygen system
A fire at General Shepard Apartments that took the life of 72-year-old resident Margaret A. Lunden was started by a cigarette smoking in the presence of a home oxygen system, state Fire Marshal Steven D. Coan said.
Feb 27, 2013 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 18:34
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
The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Feb 23, 2013 Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Feb 22, 2013 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08
Dr. Frank Leone, director of Penn's Comprehensive Smoking Treatment Program, doesn't think it will improve health or cut down on healthcare costs.
Feb 21, 2013 WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 21, 2013 19:07
The problem is that these policies are inherently discriminatory (and, as a result, have been prohibited by 29 states, including New Jersey, and the District of Columbia). What is it about someone smoking at home that makes him or her less worthy of empl
Feb 21, 2013 Philly blogs
added Feb 21, 2013 10:30
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
Feb 21, 2013 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 21, 2013 10:27