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LGBT Health Equity • 2 years ago

Tobacco Control and #HIV. #Tobacco use and HIV/AIDS individually and taken together have tremendous health impacts. #Smoking rates of people living with HIV are estimated to be two to three times higher than the national average . There is an increasing body of evidence that smokers living with HIV have an increased #mortality rates than HIV postive non-smokers. This is especially important for populations that are dually effected, such as communities of #color and the #LGBT community.

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