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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.

  • The push to blunt tobacco use across the country is nothing new, but after years of increased restrictions on tobacco use and sales, the number of cigarette smokers in the United States has hovered stubbornly around 20 percent for the better part of the past decade — with LGBT Americans more than twice as likely to take up smoking than our heterosexual peers. A new approach to tobacco harm reduction isn’t just important; it’s necessary.

  • A neuroscientist is claiming that smoking during pregnancy can result in gay kids.

  • (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

  • CHICAGO (AP) - About 9.9 million people have signed up and paid for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, the administration said Tuesday, a slight dip from a previous count but on track toward the administration's year-end goal of 9.1 million.

  • Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you’re HIV-positive — and the CDC wants you to know it.

  • Although Kimber White grew up in a smoking family on a North Carolina tobacco farm, his addiction to cigarettes never went much past the off and on phase. But after White, 56, came out at age 30, that’s when he says his addiction became serious and ultimately life-threatening.