Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,871 headlines found
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
Currently, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a worker because they smoke tobacco, but soon hospitals and other medical facilities may legally discriminate on that fact alone. "Yeah, I pretty much agree with that, because smoking is b
Feb 20, 2013 KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:32
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
[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] UPenn health system to stop hiring tobacco users, except at NJ facilities
The University of Pennsylvania's health system says that beginning this summer people who use tobacco products will no longer be hired. A notice on the Philadelphia-based health system website's career page says that as of July 1, the system will cease
Feb 19, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 19:20
Pensioners in sheltered housing had a lucky escape after a fire broke out at Montpellier Court today.
Feb 18, 2013 Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:13
CHICO -- Starting Thursday, tobacco will no longer be allowed on any Enloe Medical Center property, whether the main campus, specialized treatment centers or outpatient services.
Feb 12, 2013 Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register
added Feb 18, 2013 06:33
In conclusion, the standard of care for managing patients after myocardial infarction should include not only blood pressure and lipid management but also smoking cessation. At present, the quit rates for smokers after myocardial infarction are higher th
Feb 16, 2013 Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Feb 16, 2013 21:00
Bupropion immediately after a hospitalized acute MI was well tolerated and safe, but not effective in helping patients quit smoking, according to study findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Feb 15, 2013 Healio.com
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58
A DANGEROUS mental patient has launched legal action to overturn a smoking ban, claiming it breaches his human rights.
Feb 15, 2013 The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 15, 2013 08:28