The Centers for Disease Control has put out a series of disturbing videos that highlight in brutal detail the dangers of smoking. You can see them all here, but here are just a few:
Smoking causes cancer. In this TV ad for CDC'sTips 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 laryngecotomy.
Smoking contributes to one in five strokes in the United States. In this TV ad for CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Suzy talks about losing her independence after smoking caused her to have a stroke.
Roosevelt never thought that at 45-years-old he would have a heart attack due to his smoking. In this TV ad, from CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign, he talks about the impact his smoking-related heart attack has had on his life.