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[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19
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Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDS

“Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the virus, it’s smoking,” said lead study author Dr. Krishna Reddy of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 23:40
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EDITORIAL: A promising decline in teen smoking

The FDA, however, has delayed the enforcement of new regulations on e-cigarettes and cigars. Delays are commonplace in new administrations, but it is important that the agency take up these stricter standards after the three-month postponement. It would
Washington Post
added Jul 17, 2017 13:05
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Qualitative exploration of a smoking cessation trial for people living with HIV in South Africa

Future smoking cessation interventions need to target barriers at multiple levels. Increasing the supply and duration of NRT may increase its effectiveness. Other behavioral approaches such as group counseling or peer counseling could hold promise in thi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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[UK] Tobacco the ‘silent killer’ of HIV patients, say researchers

Medical advances in HIV mean that HIV patients may only lose about five years of life due to HIV. However, if they smoke, they may lose as much as 12 years of life. This means that tobacco use is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients a
Centre for Historical Economics and Related Research at York University
added Jun 2, 2017 16:33
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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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LGB teens smoke at higher rates study finds

“Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth,” said lead study author Dr. Hongying Dai of Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri in Kansas City. While some previous research has found teens who aren’t heterosexual ten
Washington (DC) Blade
added Apr 2, 2017 01:42
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and lgbt communities

Overall, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults smoke at rates up to 2.5 times higher than straight adults, due in part to targeted marketing by Big Tobacco. For years the tobacco industry has made efforts to appeal to LGBT consumers through thing
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:44
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STATE TOBACCO SMOKING REPORT CARDS

LGBT HealthLink recently conducted a survey of all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico to determine their level of LGBT inclusion in tobacco control work. While we are very proud of the work done by many states, this survey also shows us what work
LGBT HealthLink
added Feb 8, 2017 03:37
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