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Instituting Controversial Bans on Hiring Smokers
March 25, 2014 6:28 PM by Guest Blogger
By Anny Su, BSN, RN Approximately 45.3 million people smoke in the U. S. (CDC, 2008) Many of these smokers seek employment in healthcare institutions. Within the past 6 years, healthcare institutions have stepped up to challenge this unhealthy behavior Read More...
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Leading by Example: Obama Kicks the Habit
February 9, 2011 11:25 AM by Valerie Newitt
That old contradictory adage, "Do as I say, not as I do," doesn't cut it when it comes to helping people stop smoking. In 2009 President Barack Obama signed into law anti-smoking legislation aimed at keeping young Americans from the grip of nicotine. Read More...
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Yuk, Yuk, Yuk: Nurse Jackie Is a Comedian
August 30, 2010 3:29 PM by Valerie Newitt
Ah yes, venerable actress Edie Falco earned yet another Emmy last night, this time for her portrayal of Jackie Peyton, lead character in Showtime's critical hit, Nurse Jackie. If you've seen the show, you know Jackie is not your every day nurse - you Read More...
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Nurse Jackie: Her Boyfriend's Back
May 18, 2010 11:52 AM by Valerie Newitt
If you indulge in the naughty habit of "Nurse Jackie," you already know: "Her boyfriend's back and there's gonna be trouble.... Hey la, hey la, her boyfriend's back..." Musical references aside, Eddie's due back in the pharmacy (as of this week's Showtime Read More...
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