- Stubbing out SMOKING. Dixon, Tim // Australian Ageing Agenda;Jan/Feb2010, p30
The article discusses the decision of age care provider SummitCare to create a smoking ban policy in the workplace in Australia. It states that the smoking ban aims to maintain the culture of wellbeing among SummerCare's workforce and reminds the healthy effect of smoking. The organization's...
- The Mailbag. Ritter, David B. // HR Specialist: Illinois Employment Law;Aug2009, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p8
The article presents several questions and answers related to employment, including whether a company can execute a release, so that a terminated employee will receive severance pay, how much access a company could grant when an employee who requests to see his/her personnel profile and how far...
- Implementing a Smoke-Free Campus: A Medical Center Initiative. Gajendra, Sangeeta; Ossip, Deborah J.; Panzer, Robert J.; McIntosh, Scott // Journal of Community Health;Aug2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p684
large 2-campus Medical Center in Western New York, along with several other large area hospitals, planned for and simultaneously implemented successful 'Smoke-Free Campus' initiatives in November of 2006. This coordinated initiative required that each system plan accordingly for the development...
- Light Up and You May Be Let Go. Springen, Karen // Newsweek;2/7/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 6, p10
Examines the ethical issues of a smoking ban at the Weyco health benefits company. Report that the company established a rule forbidding employees to smoke, either at the office or at home; Potential impact of smoking behavior on employee effectiveness; Claim of some civil rights groups that...
- Delivering smoking cessation services in hospitals. Preston, Wendy // Nurse Prescribing;2015, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p486
Nurses play an important role in health promotion and smoking cessation. This article will discuss the evidence base for this role, and strategies and resources to facilitate the implementation of guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
- Truer words were never written. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p155
Reports on King James I of England's `Counterblaste to Tobacco' featured in the `Annals' of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in an article by Dr. Watson Buchanan. King James' comments on secondary smoke.
- Are you being used? // Current Health 2;Sep93, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Reports on the public service messages of the Minnesota Department of Health against smoking. Increase in awareness of health risks involved; Drop in the number of smokers due to the ads; Endorsement from the American Heart Association.
- Tobacco-free schools raise a smoke alarm. Peck, Diane DiGiacomo; Acott, Connie // Education Digest;Oct93, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p58
Discusses various aspects of the Colorado Tobacco-Free Schools project which began in 1988. Students Taking a New Direction (STAND); The five key elements which promoted successful implementation of the program; Article in the May 1993 issue of `Journal of School Health'; More.
- The smoke busters. Hwang, Lucia // Scholastic Update;09/22/97, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p18
Reports that anti-smoking activists' continued their efforts in 1997 on reaching millions of young people throughout the United States to eradicate smoking. Mention of on-going lawsuits; Settlements reached. INSET: Your turn..