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Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads
Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads

You probably know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease. But former smokers want you to know that cigarettes can give you a stroke, make your teeth fall out and cause your baby to be born dangerously early. These are some of the stories featured in the latest batch of “Tips From Former Smokers” ads from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The public service announcements will begin appearing nationwide on July 7 and air for nine weeks, the agency said Tuesday. Previous rounds of the ads have been shown to be a cost-effective means of helping people quit smoking. A report last year in the journal Lancet calculated that the initial 12-week campaign in...