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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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ARCHIVE: Why HIV Patients Must Stop Smoking

Smokers with HIV lose more years of life to cigarettes than to the disease itself, a new study shows. Today, people who have HIV in the western world can live just as long as those who don't, so it’s easy to forget the hazards of the chronic illness. L
Healthline Networks
added Apr 6, 2017 19:19
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LGB teens smoke at higher rates study finds

“Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth,” said lead study author Dr. Hongying Dai of Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri in Kansas City. While some previous research has found teens who aren’t heterosexual ten
Washington (DC) Blade
added Apr 2, 2017 01:42
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LGBTQ Community More Vulnerable To Smoking? New Study Shows Possible Links

"Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth," the lead author of the study, Dr. Hongying Dai of Children's Mercy Hospital, told Reuters. The Pediatrics survey studied how participants used each of these four tobacco products over the
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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Lesbian and bisexual girls more likely than other teens to smoke

Overall, about 41 percent of lesbian and gay teens use tobacco products including both traditional and e-cigarettes, as do 39 percent of bisexual youth and 32 percent of adolescents who are uncertain about their sexual orientation, the study found. That
Reuters
added Mar 27, 2017 19:40
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ANGELO: Is Vaping the Best Way to Stop LGBT Smoking?

Smoking is an LGBT health crisis. We should look at all options to bring down our unacceptable high rates of tobacco use, says the Log Cabin Republicans' Gregory T. Angelo.
The Advocate
added Mar 3, 2017 13:29
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status among US Women.

The study findings make a valuable contribution to the literature on sexual minority women's health on the influence of victimization on health risk behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 2, 2017 18:32
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status among US Women.

Study findings make a valuable contribution to the literature on victimization and health risk behaviors such as smoking. Given the negative and long-term impact of victimization on women, strategies are needed that reduce the likelihood of victimization
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 2, 2017 05:19
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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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