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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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[California] one trend that’s changing pride festivals for the better

Fast forward to San Francisco Pride 2017: the festival organization is one of many LGBT-serving groups in the city that has adopted a tobacco-free policy—meaning it doesn’t accept tobacco industry funding, and it is now a completely tobacco-free event in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:42
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Qualitative exploration of a smoking cessation trial for people living with HIV in South Africa

Future smoking cessation interventions need to target barriers at multiple levels. Increasing the supply and duration of NRT may increase its effectiveness. Other behavioral approaches such as group counseling or peer counseling could hold promise in thi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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[Michigan] LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

centers across Michigan are banding together to tackle the number one killer attacking the community...tobacco...the LGBTQ community can lend its voice to promote, protect and preserve our planet by promoting a smoke-free ordinance at Pride events through
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:14
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[UK] Tobacco the ‘silent killer’ of HIV patients, say researchers

Medical advances in HIV mean that HIV patients may only lose about five years of life due to HIV. However, if they smoke, they may lose as much as 12 years of life. This means that tobacco use is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients a
Centre for Historical Economics and Related Research at York University
added Jun 2, 2017 16:33
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[Africa, UK] Tobacco use among people living with HIV: analysis of data from Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use leads to substantial morbidity and mortality among HIV-positive individuals. Countries with a high prevalence of tobacco use among HIV-positive populations, as highlighted by our study, should prioritise introduction of tobacco cessation in t
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:27
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[Africa] Tobacco the 'silent killer' of HIV patients, say researchers

Medical advances in HIV mean that HIV patients may only lose about five years of life due to HIV. However, if they smoke, they may lose as much as 12 years of life. This means that tobacco use is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:22
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[UK] Leaked draft of Labour 2017 manifesto – full text

Labour will implement a Tobacco Control Plan, focussing on issues of mental health and children smokers, along with groups in society, such as BAME and LGBT communities, with high prevalence of the use of tobacco products.
The Spectator (uk)
added May 12, 2017 16:55
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas.

Findings highlight some significant tobacco use disparities among SGM young adults compared to their heterosexual peers. Longitudinal studies with larger group sizes will identify prospective predictors of sustained SGM-related tobacco use disparities.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2017 16:15
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