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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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Using history as a guide to end tobacco addiction

I spoke with Robert Proctor... I also believe we need to explore what I call ‘the causes of causes.’ Cigarette smoking causes disease, but what causes cigarette smoking? Too often we end with the individual, rather than going upstream to the source of th
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Sep 12, 2017 02:58
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First online LGBT Vaping community marketplace brings its awareness message to the masses

announced today the launch date of their LGBT vaping community marketplace website at CANNALGBT.com. The launch date for the site is Sept 1, 2017...entrepreneurial leader Jerry Castillo, who saw an unserviced segment of the market that needed attention. B
PR Newswire
added Aug 28, 2017 16:21
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Vaporised nicotine and tobacco harm reduction for addressing smoking among people living with HIV: A cross-sectional survey of Australian HIV health practitioners’ attitudes [FREE FULL TEXT]

• There was uncertainty on the role of vaporised nicotine products (e-cigarettes).... Conclusions Despite supporting the principle of THR, health practitioners may require more evidence and knowledge about VNPs before being willing to consider them as a
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 20:52
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America's healthcare system is hostile to lesbians, experts warn as studies show they suffer higher rates of obesity, smoking, and psychological disorders than heterosexual women

Lesbians have a higher chance of smoking and obesity than heterosexual women, according to new studies the authors analyzed.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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EDITORIAL: A promising decline in teen smoking

The FDA, however, has delayed the enforcement of new regulations on e-cigarettes and cigars. Delays are commonplace in new administrations, but it is important that the agency take up these stricter standards after the three-month postponement. It would
Washington Post
added Jul 17, 2017 13:05
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