Category Archives: Tobacco

Is Smoking the Greatest Threat to People Living with HIV?

Tobacco kills more HIV-positive D.C. residents than AIDS

Smoking is killing our community. Every year, tobacco-related diseases take more than 30,000 LGBT lives. In Washington, D.C., smoking is responsible for approximately 800 deaths every year, with a disproportionate number of those deaths coming from the LGBT community. Nearly 25 percent of LGBT adults in the United States smoke, compared to only about 17 percent of straight adults. Among […]

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