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Ten Bad Things You Didn't Know About Smoking & Tobacco

Next Airing: Fri, Dec 7th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
Length: 00:17:07
Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021

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Kids know that tobacco use is harmful to their health, but they are stuck in the mindset that nothing bad will happen to them. This program offers teens ten reasons to change that dangerous mindset. Here are the ten facts: Today's cigarettes are more lethal than ever before. Nicotine is as addictive as cocaine and heroin. Smoking causes type-2 diabetes. Smoking causes eye disease and blindness. Smoking hurts your chances of having a healthy baby. Chew tobacco is as bad as smoking. Second and third-hand smoke kills. Tobacco causes serious environmental damage. Smoking damages the immune system. Why e-cigarettes are not the answer. Consultants: David Whiteson, MD and Shobana Gupta, MD



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