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Decline in Smokers Documented

Nik Modi, managing director for RBC Capital Markets, New York, said he expects annual declines in cigarette volume to be about 3.5% for the coming year, which is similar to declines seen in recent years.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:11
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[Florida] MOFFETT: Tobacco companies unfairly target underprivilaged communities

We all have an ability to make an impact by calling out the big tobacco industry for what they are, predators. It is obvious the tobacco industry shamelessly benefits from minorities and vulnerable groups that use cigarettes as a form of self-medication.
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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The Government Is Spending Over 200K To Get Gay Teens To Stop Smoking

The project — or so called 90-day intervention — includes weekly counseling sessions in addition to the group Facebook posts. Results of the project will be used to design a clinical trial that seeks to determine optimal intervention methods for particul
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a "Facebook intervention" targeting young gay people who smoke. The University of California, San Francisco received the funding for the project, which began in August. The goal of the study
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 14, 2017 09:17
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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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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HIV sufferers who smoke are more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV itself

Experts recommend doctors to focus on helping their patients stop smoking as a treatment option when dealing with HIV
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:09
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Risk of Lung Cancer Death by Smoking Status Among Patients with HIV

More than 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States smoke cigarettes, more than double the prevalence in the general population. Among people living with HIV and undergoing antiretroviral therapy, smoking now reduces life expectancy more
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Sep 18, 2017 23:55
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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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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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