News tagged with public spaces
(HealthDay)—About one in four U.S. doctors uses social media daily to scan or explore medical information, according to a new study.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Nearly 29 million Americans who say they don't smoke in their apartments may still be exposed to secondhand smoke that wafts in from elsewhere in the building, federal researchers report Friday.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new survey shows that about one in four physicians uses social media daily or multiple times a day to scan or explore medical information, and 14 percent use social media each day to contribute new information, according ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—After years of striving to set a national agenda for curbing smoking, New York City may set a new bar. Officials are proposing to make it the most populous place in America to raise the minimum age ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study out of Washington University in St. Louis is one of the first to use technology to effectively measure the use of built environments—parks, greenways, trails and other man-made ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-thirds of Swiss voters rejected a referendum Sunday to tighten a smoking ban, to the relief of hotels and restaurants, while two cantons split in a vote over keeping tax breaks for rich foreigners.
Health Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Switzerland is deeply divided ahead of a vote Sunday on whether to beef up a ban on smoking in indoor workplaces and public spaces, with supporters stressing the health benefits of less second-hand smoke and opponents decrying ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A smoking ban in all closed public spaces, including coffee shops, restaurants and bars, went into force in Lebanon on Monday under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers.
Health Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The enforcement of Law 42/2010, which extends the smoking ban to public places, has accompanied a progressive reduction in the percentage of smokers (from 40.3% to 35.3%) and in consumption amongst the working ...
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South Korean anti-smoking activists have gone to the constitutional court to try to shut down the country's cigarette industry, a court official said Thursday.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
France's efforts to stub out smoking have been a complete failure, a spending watchdog said Thursday in a damning report that warned only sustained price hikes will curb the country's love affair with Gauloises and Gitanes.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0