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Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study

Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2012 06:21
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Scout, Ph.D.: Time for LGBT Communities to Stop Being Such Easy Targets for the Tobacco Industry

Want to really see the pull tobacco has on LGBT people? Take three minutes and watch the new Legacy video, then please share it with an LGBT person you love.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 12, 2012 15:19
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[Australia] Smoking healthier than gay marriage: ACL

THE head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Jim Wallace says smoking is healthier than the lifestyle that would be promoted by same-sex marriage.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:08
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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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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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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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