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[Texas] Reducing infant exposure to smoke

A study to investigate whether a hospital-initiated behavioral therapy program conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can reduce secondhand smoke in homes with infants at risk for pulmonary problems has been launched by researchers at The U
added Apr 11, 2013 14:49
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[UK] Larbert hospital bosses are to get tough on smokers

Smokers will be encouraged to stub out when they visit Forth Valley Royal. Hospital bosses are introducing a ban on anyone lighting up in the grounds of the showcase Larbert facility.
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:25

Special Report: Behind a cancer-treatment firm's rosy survival claims

What sets CTCA apart is that rejecting certain patients and, even more, culling some of its patients from its survival data lets the company tout in ads and post on its website patient outcomes that look dramatically better than they would if the company
added Mar 29, 2013 14:51

Hiring Bans on Smokers Still Controversial

Healthcare facilities that won't hire smokers may produce better health outcomes overall, but do they challenge medicine's basic tenet to care for all individuals? That was the quandary posed by two opposing Perspective articles online in the New Englan
MedPage Today
added Mar 29, 2013 10:43
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[UK] HEALTH: No smoke... Royal Free chief packs up

THE top boss of the Royal Free Hospital says he is "less irritable" now that he has quit smoking after 35 years. Chief executive David Sloman said he could now run for a bus and taste food again after benefiting from no smoking sessions free on the NHS.
Camden New Journal (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 15:53

[Lebanon] Health Ministry sends warning to hospitals over smoking ban

Bars and restaurants are not the only establishments having trouble enforcing the smoking ban, as even hospitals are now coming under increased scrutiny after the Health Ministry received several complaints that staff, visitors and even patients were ligh
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:06

[Georgia] Smoking causes fire that kills one at Tucker nursing home

A fire killed a woman in her room at a nursing home in Tucker early Tuesday. According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office, the deceased has been identified as Laura Barrett, 64. Barrett was a resident of the Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Lawre
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:05

[UK-Scotland] Smoke ban in hospital grounds ($$)

NHS grounds are to be completely smoke-free within two years, the Scottish government has pledged. The move will ban patients, visitors and staff from smoking around places such as hospitals. It builds on the smoking ban in public places imposed seven y
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:36

[UK-Scotland] Scottish NHS grounds to be smoke-free by 2015, says Alex Neil

NHS grounds are to be completely smoke-free within two years, the Scottish Government has pledged. The move will ban patients, visitors and staff from smoking around places like hospitals.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 24, 2013 16:36

[Wyoming] Amend or repeal - Casper discusses smoking ban

The Casper City Council, on a 5-4 vote, decided March 19 to continue preparations to amend the city’s five-month-old smoking ban. ... Hedquist told the council he had surveyed his constituents in Ward II and found 55 percent wanted the ban left in place
Casper (WY) Journal
added Mar 19, 2013 01:22
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