Seven Deadly Myths: Myth 4
"Sure I smoke but at least I don’t do drugs, have unsafe sex, or get drunk."
Length : 0 Min 40 Sec
(Video of an ashtray with cigarette emitting smoke. Title reads Myth #4: Sure I smoke but at least I don’t do drugs, have unsafe sex, or get drunk.)
Background Voice: Sure I smoke, but at least I don’t do drugs, have unsafe sex, or get drunk.
Screen: head shot silhouette of someone smoking.
Background Noise: Police Siren
Christy Turlington: Every year tobacco kills more Americans, than all of those who die from AIDS, illegal drugs, alcohol, car crashes, homicide and suicide combined.
Screen: Doctor’s hand holding a healthy human lung.
Doctor’s Voice: This is a healthy human lung.
Screen: Doctors holding a bad lung.
Doctor’s Voice: This is the lung removed from a patient that had emphysema.
Doctor Speaking: The worst addiction that we have is cigarette smoking.
Screen: Starting of a lighter
Screen: Smoke filled air.
Screen: Burning cigarette.
Screen: Head shot of someone smoking.
Christy Turlington: Lets get this straight; tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death by far. Almost half of all long-term smokers will be killed by tobacco.
Screen: Hospital patient being wheeled into room.
Screen: Zooming in of empty emergency room bed.
Background Noise: Heart monitor.
Christy Turlington: Some deaths cannot be prevented; tobacco deaths are completely preventable.
Heart Monitor beeps one last time.
- Page last reviewed: February 14, 2013
- Page last updated: February 14, 2013
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