Health Rewind: Scary Smoking Ads Influence Folks to Quit

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Scary Smoking Ads Influence Folks to Quit 

Can ads deter people from smoking? Researchers from CDC say yes. Those scary ads of people smoking out of a hole in their throats or losing limbs got 200,000 smokers to kick their habit, says a recent study. These particular ads encouraged a 132 percent increase in calls to an anti-smoking hotline, reported Discovery.com.

(Photo: Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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