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Nursing Professor's Study of Anti-Tobacco Campaign Underscores Power of Community Action

An anti-smoking intervention implemented and studied by University of Kentucky College of Nursing assistant professor Amanda Fallin recently proved effective in counteracting pro-tobacco promotions and ending the presence of free or low-cost tobacco produ
University of Kentucky
added Jan 26, 2016 23:59
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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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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Nurses call for urgent tobacco plain packaging laws in NZ after Australia wins legal battle

Smokers hooked in by tobacco marketing are predominantly young, Māori and female, the Nurses Organisation says. Nurses are calling on the Government to immediately introduce plain packaging for tobacco, following a landmark court decision in Australia.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:46
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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] NZNO calls for tobacco plain packaging in NZ

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted to see that the Australian Government has won the legal case brought against them by tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Philip Morris was attempting to sue the Australian Governm
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47
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[UK] ARNOTT: Every nurse can help to stub out smoking

Every healthcare professional who comes into contact with a smoker can make a difference by encouraging them to quit. It might feel like this is a waste of time or isn’t a priority, but we know these conversations make a difference. If we all play our pa
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:47
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North London council plans reveal 60% public health cuts by 2018

The plans also reveal some savings could be made earlier, with sexual health services facing a 15% cut in 2017-18. In the same year, a 93% reduction to its £0.3m smoking cessation services has been put forward.
Nursing Times
added Dec 8, 2015 13:48
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[UK] Mouth cancer awareness saves lives

It shows no signs of slowing down with a 15% increase predicted by 2030. But nurses have the ability to save their patients’ lives by ensuring they are aware of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of mouth cancer and referring patients to a doctor or de
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Nov 17, 2015 13:56
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[Asia] Study: Nurses can play pivotal role in helping reduce smoking rates in China

found that nurses can play a pivotal role in helping smokers to quit. But in order to do so, they need knowledge and skills. "Being smoke-free puts nurses in a stronger position to engage in smoking cessation interventions with patients than their physic
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2015 21:39
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Largest NHS trust to become 'smoke free' next month

On 1 October, Barts Health NHS Trust in east London is to begin an ambitious initiative to stamp out smoking among its workforce and patients.
Nursing Times
added Sep 29, 2015 10:29
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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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