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By example, registered nurses (RNs) are taking actions to demonstrate that they are role models for their patients for living healthier lifestyles.

The proportion of RNs who smoke dropped by more than a third between 2003 and 2011, from 11 percent to 7 percent, according to a new UCLA study tracking changes in smoking prevalence among nurses and other health care professionals. The rate of smoking among nurses decreased by 36 percent, compared to a 15 percent decline among the general U.S. population.

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