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Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at increased risk of using multiple substances

Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are at increased risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine and marijuana, a new study from Oregon State University has found. These youth are also at higher risk of polysubstance use, meani
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:27
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Effects of romantic involvement on substance use among young sexual and gender minorities

young sexual and gender minorities smoke more cigarettes when in a romantic relationship than when single. • Gay and lesbian youth are also less likely to use illicit drugs when romantically involved than when single.
Science Direct
added Sep 16, 2018 19:15
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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Recruiting Hard-to-Reach Populations for Survey Research: Using Facebook and Instagram Advertisements and In-Person Intercept in LGBT Bars and Nightclubs to Recruit LGBT Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

LGBT young adults are hard to reach [4] and have significant tobacco use disparities compared with non-LGBT young adults [5-7], being almost twice as likely to use tobacco as their non-LGBT peers [8,9]. Elevated risk of tobacco use among LGBT individuals
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Sep 10, 2018 23:42
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Evaluation of a randomized clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of a culturally targeted and non-targeted smoking cessation intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) smokers

A prospective randomized design was used to evaluate the added benefits of an LGBT culturally targeted Courage to Quit (CTQ-CT) smoking cessation treatment ... Study results have implications for understanding the benefits of culturally targeted compared
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 31, 2018 18:17
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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Prevalence and Distribution of E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

E-cigarette use is common, especially in younger adults, LGBT persons, current cigarette smokers, and persons with comorbid conditions. The prevalence of use differs across states. These contemporary estimates may inform researchers, health care policyma
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 28, 2018 14:25
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LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

With cigarettes, 47 percent of LGBQ youth said they had smoked at least once, as did 31 percent of heterosexual teens.
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 16:03
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First Dementia Prevalence Data In Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual Older Adults

The Institute of Medicine identified the following pressing health issues for LGBT people: lower rates of accessing care (up to 30%); increased rates of depression; higher rates of obesity in the lesbian population; higher rates of alcohol and tobacco use
PR Newswire
added Jul 23, 2018 05:35
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Did Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Yield a Health Benefit?

after analyzing 16 years of government data on Americans' health, Gonzales and colleagues found it wasn't associated with improved health among gay men. "For example, mental health was not improved, and there were no changes in negative health behaviors
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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