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Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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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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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use differs among subgroups of sexual minority youth, with 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
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas

Findings underscore the need for the FDA and other health agencies to tailor health communication efforts specific to SGM populations pertaining to the risks and harms surrounding tobacco product use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:37
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LGBTQ Community More Vulnerable To Smoking? New Study Shows Possible Links

"Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth," the lead author of the study, Dr. Hongying Dai of Children's Mercy Hospital, told Reuters. The Pediatrics survey studied how participants used each of these four tobacco products over the
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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American Lung Association Report Shows Increased Tobacco Risk in LGBT Individuals

The risk report says that LGBT youth and young adults are specifically at risk, as they frequent bars and clubs to socialize — places that are usually coupled with tobacco products... “The tobacco industry definitely targets the LGBT community,” Susan, a
SFGN - SouthFloridaGayNews.com
added Dec 16, 2016 16:26
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31
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FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

The “This Free Life” campaign is designed to specifically reach the occasional or “social” smokers in the LGBT community... “‘This Free Life’ is designed to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture,” said Richard Wolit
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 2, 2016 14:11
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