people with bad breath alwys seem to be close talkers. did you ever notice this? maybe i have a hyper-olfactory nerve. i will always offer these people a piece of gum or a mint, but this one rn i know never takes me up on it. other coworkers on the floor have also reported disgust at this persons halitosis, but none of has any guts...she is a wonderful experienced rn who does not have any other personal hygiene problem.