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LGB older adults suffer more chronic health conditions than heterosexuals, study finds

20:00 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Washington) A University of Washington study finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) older adults were found to be in poorer health than heterosexuals, specifically in terms of higher rates of cardiovascular disease, weakened immune system and low back or neck pain. They also were at greater risk of some adverse health behaviors such as smoking and excessive drinking.

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