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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Roosevelt S.’s Story

Roosevelt, who had a heart attack and six artery bypasses as a result of smoking, tells how his health problems prevent him from being active with his children in this video from CDC’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also […]

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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Marlene K.’s Treatment

Marlene knows that she’s lucky to have found a treatment for her eye disease. But getting shots directly into her eyeballs is still upsetting each time she gets them. Marlene smoked and developed wet macular degeneration, a disease that can lead to blindness. In this video from CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Marlene talks […]

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CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Anthem Ad

This TV ad, from CDC’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, features three people who have stomas as a result of their smoking. They provide tips on how to live with this condition. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at http://streaming.cdc.gov/vod.php?id=4084b12e5dd309109c45a93b43f33f0720120313113339081 To learn […]

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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Amanda B.: Smoking, Family, and Pain

Amanda had her first taste of the addictive power of cigarettes when she was in elementary school. In her 11-year-old mind, smoking seemed OK. After all, some of her family members smoked, so she tried it herself—and she soon became a regular smoker. In this video from CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Amanda talks […]

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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Terrie H.’s Tip Ad

Smoking causes cancer. In this TV ad for CDC’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, Terrie talks about how she gets ready for the day after the effects of treatments for throat cancer caused her to lose her teeth and hair, and to have a laryngectomy. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our […]

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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Amanda B.’s Tip Ad

Smoking while you’re pregnant can cause serious health problems for you and your baby. In this TV ad for CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Amanda talks about the time her baby spent in a hospital incubator. Amanda had tried to quit smoking, but she was unable to overcome her addiction to cigarettes. Her baby […]

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