Suzy suffered a stroke, which her doctors linked to her many years of smoking. She quit smoking for good, but the stroke caused her to have partial paralysis and problems with her speech and eyes. In these commercials and extended videos, Suzy tells her story.
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.
El tabaquismo es un factor que contribuye a uno de cada cinco accidentes cerebrovasculares en los EE. UU. En este anuncio televisivo de la campaña de los CDC Consejos de exfumadores®, Suzy cuenta que perdió su independencia después de sufrir un accidente cerebrovascular a causa del cigarrillo.
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