All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘anti-smoking ad’

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful, Says CDC

Anyone who watched TV, or even just YouTube last spring has seen the ads. Men and women giving “tips” from their personal experiences with smoking and second-hand smoke. The most infamous of the spots would undoubtedly be Terrie, the woman who advised smokers to record their voices for their grandchildren before their voice boxes are removed due to cancer. Today, …

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Debi Austin Dies: Anti-Smoking Advocate Was 62

Debi Austin, who was a huge proponent for anti-smoking after being diagnosed with cancer of the larynx, died on Friday after a 20-year battle with the disease. She was 62 years old. Austin began doing ads which showed the horrifying effects tobacco can have on a person’s body after having a laryngectomy; when her four-year old niece drew a black …

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