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Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
UPI
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
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[Michigan] Hospital: Smokers, tobacco users need not apply

your chances of getting a job at Mercy Memorial Hospital System might be going up in smoke. Following the lead of other health care facilities, MMHS has decided to hire only employees who declare they are “nicotine-free.”
Monroe (MI) Evening News
added Dec 15, 2012 21:39
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[Australia] Anxiety rises over effect of smoking ban on the mentally ill

Mental health carers have reiterated fears that a plan to ban smoking in Canberra's secure mental health facility will harm distressed and vulnerable patients admitted during crises.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Dec 11, 2012 13:57
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[Kansas] Smoking near oxygen device apparent cause of Wichita high-rise fire

Firefighters also had to evacuate more than 60 people, fire Capt. Stuart Bevis said Wednesday. Many of the residents of the apartments, at Willow Creek Manor, southeast of Lincoln and Oliver, have medical conditions or physical disabilities that require t
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Dec 6, 2012 10:18
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[UK] Countdown to smoke-free NHS premises

Western Isles Health Board today agreed to launch a one-year countdown to 'no smoking' on NHS Western Isles premises and grounds.
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:58
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[UK] Pinderfields Hospital smokers facing a backlash

But a survey by health bosses has found that 99 per cent of staff, visitors and patients want the entrance to be free from smoking. And when the Express asked its Facebook users if they agreed, there were more than 100 comments on the social networking
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:33
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[New York] Tossed Cigarette Results In Partial Hospital Evacuation

A cloud of smoke engulfed part of Southampton Hospital on Friday morning, the result, apparently, of a cigarette tossed into an outdoor grate by a passerby, officials on the scene said.
Southampton (NY) Press
added Dec 1, 2012 11:17
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Study examines reasons why smoking is not treated in many cancer patients

it's a much more complicated picture for these patients, says Duffy, lead researcher on the review paper, "Why Do Cancer Patients Smoke and What Can Providers Do About It," which appears in the journal Community Oncology.
News-Medical.net
added Nov 27, 2012 12:47
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[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
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[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: BBC Scotland Investigates, 2012, How Safe Is Your Hospital?

BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:21
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