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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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First Dementia Prevalence Data In Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual Older Adults

The Institute of Medicine identified the following pressing health issues for LGBT people: lower rates of accessing care (up to 30%); increased rates of depression; higher rates of obesity in the lesbian population; higher rates of alcohol and tobacco use
PR Newswire
added Jul 23, 2018 05:35
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Did Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Yield a Health Benefit?

after analyzing 16 years of government data on Americans' health, Gonzales and colleagues found it wasn't associated with improved health among gay men. "For example, mental health was not improved, and there were no changes in negative health behaviors
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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[Ohio] LGBT teens are 'far more likely' to smoke or vape than straight teens

According to a new report out of Ohio, almost double the amount of gay, lesbian, or bisexual teens smoke traditional and e-cigarettes than their straight and questioning peers. The information comes out of the state’s Health Department and the Ohio Heal
Gay Star News (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:14
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Tobacco Consequences in Youth Living With HIV

The journal AIDS and Behavior published a study in HIV patients between 13 and 24 years old, finding daily tobacco use significantly decreases durable viral suppression.... supports the hypothesis that tobacco smoking has direct physiological effects on
Pharmacy Times
added Jul 3, 2018 17:22
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AHA: Aging LGBT Seniors a 'Major Public Health Issue'

Older LGBT adults are more likely than heterosexuals to smoke, drink excessively and report depression, according to the study. And disparities exist even among subgroups within the LGBT community, with some struggling with their health more than others
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2018 14:33
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Heart disease warning for bisexual men: Poor mental health, high rates of smoking and obesity put them at higher risk than any other orientation

Bisexual men may be more vulnerable to heart disease than their straight peers, new research suggests. More than 30 percent of American men suffer from heart disease and it has long remained a leading cause of death. Rates of heart disease, researche
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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[Wisconsin] PrideFest rejects Big Tobacco sponsorship in support of LGBT Health

Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
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[Utah] Huntsman Cancer Institute Opens Center For HOPE

one study the center is leading focuses on gaining a better understanding of the factors that underlie smoking cessation among LGBTQ individuals who would like to quit smoking. Another, the PCORI-funded study, focuses on increasing the number of low-incom
Science Magazine
added May 10, 2018 17:21
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