Roosevelt never thought that at 45-years-old he would have a heart attack due to his smoking. In this podcast, he talks about the impact his smoking-related heart attack has had on his life. Created: 4/4/2012 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Date Released: 4/4/2012. Series Name: Smoking and Tobacco Use.
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[Roosevelt] My name is Roosevelt. I always thought that cigarette smoking just messed up your lungs. I never thought that, at only 45, it would give me a heart attack. I never thought that it would stop me from playing basketball with my kids. And I never thought that it would change my life forever. My tip is: Do your heart a favor and quit now.
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