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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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[UK] Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have more heart issues than heterosexuals: Poor healthcare for sexual minorities drives up cardiovascular issues by 36%, study finds

Researchers found that lesbian, gay and bisexual people were more likely to smoke...could be due to a distrust in primary care physicians or a response to discrimination. 'I am not surprised...higher prevalence of smoking, poor diet and less physical act
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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SCHWID: With Friends Like These / LGBTQ organizations shouldn’t celebrate the tobacco industry and its apologists.

On March 20, the National LGBT Bar Association will host an “Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception” at the Altria Group office... The disparately high rates of smoking are the result of aggressive marketing by tobacco companies that depict smoki
Slate
added Mar 20, 2018 01:26
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) view it differently than non-LGBT: Exposure to tobacco-related couponing, e-cigarette advertisements, and anti-tobacco messages on social and traditional media

LGBT (particularly LGBT smokers) are more likely to be exposed to and interact with tobacco-related messages on new and social media than their non-LGBT counterparts. Higher levels of tobacco-media exposure were significantly associated with higher likel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:20
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