Casino Workers at Higher Risk for Chronic Conditions
June 28, 2011 1 Comment
By Sara Lee Kessler
Many casino workers have serious medical conditions, sometimes, more than one. According to Brenda Douglass, Atlanticare nurse practitioner, a lot of her patients are exposed to second-hand smoke in their occupations, which puts them at higher risk for chronic conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, tobacco dependency and COPD.