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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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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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