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Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

Gays and lesbians are more than twice as likely to use tobacco than heterosexuals, and University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have detailed how the disparity can be reduced. Assisting the author Phoenix Matthews, professor of biobehavioral health sciences and a clinical psychologist, in the policy recommendations were Lisa Sanchez-Johnsen, Marian Fitzgibbon, Karriem Watson, Elizabeth Breen, Raymond Ruiz, and Dr. Robert Winn, all of UIC; Amanda Blok, University of Massachusetts; Joseph Lee, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Brian Hitsman and Dr. Melissa Simon, Northwestern University; NFN Scout, The Torvus Group; and Laura Hein, University of South Carolina. Read more>>