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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[UK] Smoking and pregnancy: understanding the risks

– Smoking during pregnancy presents numerous serious negative consequences for both mother and baby, which extend from birth through to childhood – There is evidence that many pregnant women want to quit and would like support to do so – Every contact
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 15:52
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[New Zealand] Senior doctors endorse nurses concerns over secret Trans Pacific Partnership agreement negotiations

Senior doctors endorse the concerns raised by nurses about the secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today. Mr Powell was commenting
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:05
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Oregon Nurses Take On Big Tobacco

The Oregon Nurses Association says there's a reason: the tobacco industry spending heavily to influence laws and policies in the state. ONA points to Oregon's low cigarette tax as one example. A pair of association reps join us to flesh out details o
KSOR - Jefferson Public Radio, Southern Oregon University (SOU)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:39
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[New York] Smoking banned for Nursing Home staff

Franklin County Nursing Home employees will not be allowed to smoke on facility grounds after Oct. 29 unless state health officials say otherwise. A new state law that takes effect in less than two weeks bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals a
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00
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[Michigan] Clawson nurse fires up e-cigarette business

Leonard Kincaid, a registered nurse from Clawson, enjoys an e-cigarette inside his store, Vaporcraft. He decided to open the store in his hometown after kicking a 25-year cigarette habit using e-cigarettes
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 17, 2013 12:02
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[New Zealand] E-CIGARETTES: LIFESAVERS OR SMOKESCREEN?

what advice should a Kiwi nurse give a smoking client who’s switched to e-cigarettes and wants to know whether they are safe? Or to a heavy smoker struggling to quit who wonders whether ENDS could be the answer for them? The quick, unhelpful answer is th
Nursing Review (nz)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:32
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[Australia] Nurses fear smoking bans

Springborg is considering placing a blanket ban on smoking in Queensland Health facilities due to a growing number of hospital patients smoking around their buildings. Queensland Nurses Union State Secretary Beth Mohle tells Chris Adams while she support
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:49
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Creating smoke-free homes for children ($$)

Discussing passive smoking with parents is not always easy. A tool has been developed to equip nurses with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the issue
Nursing Times
added Mar 7, 2013 15:34
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Getting 'unhooked': Smoking rates drop dramatically among registered nurses

"This decline is so important, not just for the health status of nurses but because studies continue to show that smoking by health care professionals sends a mixed message to patients," she said. The study used data on health care professionals from th
HealthCanal.com
added Jan 8, 2014 07:33
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