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[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
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 19:20

[UK] Cigarette starts Harrogate blaze

Pensioners in sheltered housing had a lucky escape after a fire broke out at Montpellier Court today.
Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:13

[California] Enloe Medical Center to go tobacco-free at all locations

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.
Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register
added Feb 18, 2013 06:33

Smoking Cessation After Acute Myocardial Infarction⁎⁎

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
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Feb 16, 2013 21:00
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[Michigan] Bupropion failed to halt smoking in hospitalized acute MI patients

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.
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58

[UK] Carstairs patient sues for £3,000 over smoking ban

A DANGEROUS mental patient has launched legal action to overturn a smoking ban, claiming it breaches his human rights.
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 15, 2013 08:28

[UK] Taking tobacco seriously - patients on fast track to stopping smoking

PATIENTS admitted to two respiratory wards at University Hospital Ayr and University Hospital Crosshouse are receiving extra support to help them stop smoking, with the launch of an innovative Opt-out pilot.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:24

[UK] No smoke without a controversy

people lighting up outside Tunbridge Wells Hospital sends a hypocritical message and leaves local NHS bosses in an awkward position . . . They have chosen to cut their losses, accept their noble desire for a smoke-free site is unachievable and provided a
This is Kent (Kent & East Sussex Courier) (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:39

[Canada] Improving fire safety at senior residences

the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is urging people to consider their health when promoting the benefits of smoke-free apartments, condos and townhouses with plans to lobby landlords and tenants. The push is also targeting social ho
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Feb 8, 2013 19:52

[Louisiana] Psychiatric Hospitals Alter Rules on Patient Smoking

data suggested that people with the most serious mental illnesses die on average 25 years earlier than the general population, with many from smoking-exacerbated conditions like heart or lung disease. Now more treatment facilities are banning smoking, wi
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2013 08:12
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