Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,983 headlines found
A simple four-part program—including referral to a quit-smoking hotline and a free supply of nicotine patches—can increase the percentage of patients who quit smoking before undergoing surgery, reports a study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analge
Aug 22, 2013 Wolters Kluwer
added Aug 23, 2013 02:27
Psychiatric patients who took part in a smoking-cessation program while they were in the hospital for treatment of mental illness were more likely to quit smoking and less likely to be hospitalized again for mental illness, a new study shows. The finding
Aug 15, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 22, 2013 22:21
A Spotsylvania County jury recently awarded $1.45 million to the estate of a man who suffered severe burns two years ago while staying at Carriage Hill Health & Rehab Center.
Aug 8, 2013 Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Aug 21, 2013 11:39
[Virginia] Nursing home slapped with $1.5 million fine in case over smoking policy enforcement, supervision
he sustained severe burns while residing at Carriage Hill Health & Rehabilitation Center in Fredericksburg. Staff allegedly left Roberts unattended outside the facility while he smoked a cigarette, which led to the fire, according to local reports.
Aug 9, 2013 McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Aug 21, 2013 11:36
SMOKERS are continuing to flout rules at the Capital’s flagship hospital – a week after the Evening News exposed shocking numbers of people lighting up outside wards. Despite smoking around the region’s hospitals and health centres being officially bann
Aug 20, 2013 The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:05
In response to the article in The Courier, the Lewana clinic in Warrnambool, where Andrew Rowe was chief executive, today has a Designated Smoking Area (DSA). Some patients at Sovereign House at BHS are allowed out unsupervised, others with designated p
Aug 16, 2013 Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:18
new study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist. The findings counter a longstanding assumption, held by many mental-health experts, that smoking serves as a useful tool in treating some psychiatric patients. Smoking among such patie
Aug 15, 2013 EurekAlert
added Aug 15, 2013 19:23
A CRACKDOWN on staff and patients lighting up outside hospitals has been urged amid reports the public are routinely abused by smokers flouting the law. An Evening News investigation found 23 people smoking near, or outside, the entrance of Edinburgh Roy
Aug 13, 2013 The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:09
[New York] A01115 - Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities.
Aug 8, 2013 New York State Assembly
added Aug 8, 2013 05:17
Legislation that would prohibit smoking outdoors on the grounds of hospitals and residential healthcare facilities has been signed into law by the governor.
Aug 5, 2013 Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Aug 5, 2013 08:44