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[Australia] Victorian campaign aims to raise awareness of high smoking rates in LGBTI community

A short film competition run by the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) and Quit Victoria will aim to raise awareness around high smoking rates in the LGBTI community. The ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition will ask filmmakers to submit a written pitch
Star Observer (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:23
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[Denmark] People living with HIV underestimate the harm of smoking

People with HIV in Denmark who smoke greatly underestimate the impact of smoking on life expectancy, a study of perceptions of life expectancy published this month in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes shows.
aidsmap (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:11
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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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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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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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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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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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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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