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[UK] Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have more heart issues than heterosexuals: Poor healthcare for sexual minorities drives up cardiovascular issues by 36%, study finds

Researchers found that lesbian, gay and bisexual people were more likely to smoke...could be due to a distrust in primary care physicians or a response to discrimination. 'I am not surprised...higher prevalence of smoking, poor diet and less physical act
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04

SCHWID: With Friends Like These / LGBTQ organizations shouldn’t celebrate the tobacco industry and its apologists.

On March 20, the National LGBT Bar Association will host an “Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception” at the Altria Group office... The disparately high rates of smoking are the result of aggressive marketing by tobacco companies that depict smoki
added Mar 20, 2018 01:26

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) view it differently than non-LGBT: Exposure to tobacco-related couponing, e-cigarette advertisements, and anti-tobacco messages on social and traditional media

LGBT (particularly LGBT smokers) are more likely to be exposed to and interact with tobacco-related messages on new and social media than their non-LGBT counterparts. Higher levels of tobacco-media exposure were significantly associated with higher likel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:20

[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51

Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08

[Massachusetts] Sexual minority youth continue to smoke cigarettes earlier and more often than heterosexuals: Findings from population-based data [FREE FULL TEXT]

though rates of smoking for all youth in Massachusetts have declined since the late 1990s, significant disparities remain between sexual minority and heterosexual youth....targeted tobacco control programs in Massachusetts are needed; perhaps shifts in so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:55

tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07

Frequent Experience of LGBQ Microaggression on Campus Associated With Smoking Among Sexual Minority College Students

This study revealed that experiencing frequent LGBQ microaggressions on college campus is associated with increased likelihood of current smoking among LGBQ college students.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:24

The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship Between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status Among US Women

Providers and community health agencies should assess and target physically and sexually abused sexual minority youth for mental health intervention with the goal of interrupting the progression from childhood victimization to adult victimization and subs
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:23

[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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