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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Statistics on premature deaths and the medical costs from smoking cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) The findings of acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak†’s report on the newly discovered dangers of smoking reviewed; details given about the diseases linked to smoking. [LUSHNIAK – says cigarette smoking affects almost every organ in the body.] [Smoker Tim HOESCHEN‡- comments on his efforts to quit through the Yale Smoking Cessation Program.] [Yale University oncologist Dr. Roy HERBST††- says we need new methods.] The relationship between the diseases caused by smoking discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon

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