CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Asaad M. and Leah M.: Okay – Quitline CTA

Growing up, Asaad M. knew that his mom, Leah, was always there to care for him. When Leah was diagnosed with cancer from smoking cigarettes, 19-year-old Asaad stepped up to become her full-time caregiver. Now 25, Asaad explains that it was his turn to take care of his mom.

Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy:
http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html

This video can also be viewed at
https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/tobacco/2021/11701170tips-2021-asaad-and-leah-okay-30-high-res.mp4

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

More News

  • Coronavirus: England hit with tighter lockdown to combat a fast-spreading variant
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new version of the coronavirus. Johnson said the country is at “a critical moment,” with cases rising rapidly in every part of the country. As Redmond Shannon reports, the […]
  • FDA to meet tomorrow about J&J emergency use authorization
    A new strain of COVID-19 is spreading in NYC while Pfizer and Moderna are exploring new ways to combat new variants. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc Source: […]
  • PBS NewsHour full episode, June 18, 2021
    Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: […]
  • Biden Thanks Soldiers For Their ‘Selfless Service To Your Country’
    President Biden spoke to members of the armed forces and families at Joint Base Langley-Eustis and thanked them for their "selfless ervice" ahead of Memorial Day weekend.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a […]
  • Businesses drop mask requirements in states without mandates
    The new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear masks is causing confusion. Source: ABC News […]
  • Mother Of 1-Year-Old Hit By Police Gunfire: ‘My Son Didn’t Deserve This’ | NBC Nightly News
    Daisha Smalls says her 1-year-old son, Legend, is still recovering in a pediatric ICU after he was hit by police gunfire as officers confronted an armed robbery suspect at a Houston gas station earlier this month. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • DEFENDER-Europe 21 Success
    The National Guard’s Aviation Regiment is building partnerships and testing their readiness in Albania during DEFENDER-Europe 21. 🎥 by Staff Sgt. William Frye #USArmy | #Readiness | #ArmyTeam About U.S. Army: The Army Mission – our purpose – remains constant: To deploy, fight and win our nation’s wars by […]
  • Keilar: Trump used to love McConnell, until this happened
    CNN’s Brianna Keilar dissects former President Donald Trump’s scathing statement about Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), someone Trump praised many times in the past while president. #BriannaKeilar #CNNNewsroom #News Source: CNN […]
  • Beyond impeachment: Trump also faces several criminal and civil probes
    Former President Donald Trump is facing a number of ongoing state criminal and civil investigations into his conduct both before and during his time in the White House. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC […]
  • Tackling aerosol transmission of COVID-19 through ventilator systems
    It’s been a year of debate but scientists and doctors have confirmed COVID-19 is airborne, spreading primarily through small aerosol particles and has been recognized by health officials as a major source of transmission. It’s a crucial detail Canadian experts say we should have acknowledged more than a […]
  • Coronavirus: US sees COVID-19 vaccine delays as variants spread quickly
    U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration gave a frank update Wednesday on the projected course of the pandemic. As many as 90,000 more Americans are expected to die of COVID-19 in the next four weeks. There are indications COVID-19 case numbers are not rising as fast as they were, but that could change quickly as new […]
  • Pope Francis denounces religious extremism during Iraq visit
    The pope reached out to Iraq’s Shia Muslim community in his historic visit to the country. Source: ABC News […]
  • Migrant influx, Israel-Hamas conflict and JR’s artwork: World in Photos, May 19
    A look at the top photos from around the globe. Source: ABC News […]
  • WATCH: Biden holds virtual meeting with Mexican president
    Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: […]
  • Brexit tade talks between Britain and the EU enter crucial final stretch | DW News
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in precautionary self-isolation on Monday after contact with a lawmaker who tested positive for COVID-19. The news comes during what could prove the last leg of Brexit talks in Brussels. "Our red lines haven’t changed and we’re preparing for whatever the outcome […]
  • Global Ocean Tides
    Ocean tides are not simple. If our planet had no continents, tides would be hemispheric-sized bulges of water moving westward with the moon and sun. This animation shows the tides as a complex system of rotating and trapped waves with a mixture of frequencies. Waves run relatively unimpeded westward only around […]
  • The Army’s New Goggles Can Make Soldiers See Right Through Walls
    The Army’s New Goggles Can Make Soldiers See Right Through Walls The U.S. Army’s new goggles can help soldiers see right through the walls of combat vehicles, which means infantry troops will have unparalleled situational awareness. The Army is developing its Integrated Visual Augmentation System goggles for […]
  • Live: Biden Delivers Remarks to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre | NBC News
    Watch live coverage as President Biden travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma to deliver remarks to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful […]
  • PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan. 25, 2021
    Monday on the NewsHour, President Biden lays out his plan to push to buy American-made products to confront the economic crisis, infections and deaths continue to rise as the vaccination campaign lags behind projections, and hundreds of thousands of farmers protest new laws deregulating agriculture in India. WATCH […]
  • Contact Tracing for COVID-19: Do we still need it? (You bet we do!)
    Dr. Kyle Bernstein shared updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others. Dr. Melanie Taylor discussed contact tracing and why it is still important duri Resource Document: […]
  • 425 Miles. 950 Vaccines. 1 Day. How South Dakota Is Working To Beat Covid | NBC News
    South Dakota is working to turn itself from a Covid hot zone to one of the top states for vaccinations. So how is the state doing it? NBC News Now Correspondent Dasha Burns traveled more than 400 miles with a Sanford Health delivering vaccines across the state to find out.» Subscribe to NBC News: […]
  • PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode May 29, 2021
    On this edition for Saturday, May 29, millions of Americans travel for Memorial Day as more states lift mask mandates, the political implications of the crime bill, and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku on his new book, “The God Equation.” Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS […]
  • ‘Gone Girl’ Actor Lisa Banes Dies At Age 65 After Apparent Hit-And-Run
    Lisa Banes, known for her roles in the movies Gone Girl, A Cure for Wellness and Them, has died at the age of 65 after suffering from a traumatic brain injury from a hit-and-run by a motorized bike or scooter. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews […]
  • AFNow – Chief Master Sgt of The Air Force 19 Announcement (Square)
    Source: United States Air Force […]
  • Greenland Ice Sheet: Three Futures
    This movie shows the evolution of several regions of the Greenland Ice Sheet between 2008 and 2300 based on three different climate scenarios. Each scenario reflects a potential future climate outcome based on current and future greenhouse gas emissions. The regions shown in a violet color are exposed areas of the […]
  • Hundreds party in Spanish cities, beaches as COVID-19 curfew ends
    Hundreds of people were seen partying in Madrid, Spain — which has the second-highest COVID-19 incidence rate at 318 per 100,000 people — and the beaches of Barcelona early Sunday morning after the country’s state of emergency ended at midnight, with an 11 p.m. curfew also coming to an end. Many were seen […]
  • Black History Month 2021
    As Black History Month comes to a close, learn more about the impact Black Sailors have had in the U.S. Navy and the history they continue to make every day. Representation, Identity, Diversity. Source: U.S. Navy […]
  • Live: NBC News NOW – November 26
    NBC News NOW is live, reporting breaking news and developing stories in real time. We are on the scene, covering the most important stories of the day and taking deep dives on issues you care about. Be sure to read our latest breaking news updates, fact checks and our frequently updated live blog at NBCNews.com/2020. […]
  • Coronavirus: Alberta officials provide update on province’s COVID-19 response | LIVE
    Alberta health minister Tyler Shandro will join chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw on Monday to provide an update on the ongoing government response to COVID-19 in the province. Alberta continues to see a decline in active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. On Sunday, Alberta reported 463 new cases […]
  • Vaccines, excellent real world data
    Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine provides high levels of protection from the first dose https://www.gov.uk/government/news/first-real-world-uk-data-shows-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-provides-high-levels-of-protection-from-the-first-dose https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3790399 BNT162b2 mRNA Vaccine effectiveness […]
  • Ana Navarro blasts Rubio over tweet about Dr. Fauci
    CNN political commentator Ana Navarro reacts to a tweet from Sen. Marco Rubio attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Pentagon fires back after Tucker Carlson mocks women in armed forces
    In an extraordinary rebuke, the Pentagon and several senior members of the US military called out Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday for a sexist segment in which he mocked women serving in the armed forces. Carlson, who is effectively the face of Fox and hosts the top show on the right-wing channel, ridiculed […]
  • Assisted dying laws in Canada expanded to include mental illness
    There’s new hope for Canadians suffering from intolerable pain. A bill expanding access to assisted death has received royal assent. Those who aren’t near their natural death now have the right to seek medical assistance in dying. People suffering solely from mental illnesses will have to wait two years to gain the […]
  • US is Testing The Most Intimidating Military Aircraft, Russian Shocked
    US is Testing The Most Intimidating Military Aircraft, Russian Shocked Much of warfare is psychological, and these frightening aircraft probably win most of their fights before any action takes place. When the best military aircraft are discussed, it often involves fighter jets. It is incredible how some of them can […]
  • Examining The Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2020 | NBC News NOW
    NBC News’ Simone Boyce breaks down the most important scientific breakthroughs of 2020. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging […]
  • Judge reinstates third-degree murder charges against Chauvin | WNT
    The judge granted the prosecution’s request to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against former officer Derek Chauvin. He also faces second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2OeKsf7 WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS […]
  • Live: NBC News NOW – November 30
    NBC News NOW is live, reporting breaking news and developing stories in real time. We are on the scene, covering the most important stories of the day and taking deep dives on issues you care about. Be sure to read our latest breaking news updates, fact checks and our frequently updated live blog at NBCNews.com/2020. […]
  • SE Cupp: GOP is going to have to find its identity again
    CNN’s John Berman and SE Cupp discuss Rudy Giuliani admitting to "exaggerating a little" while reviewing the Trump campaign’s claims of voter fraud during a Fox Business interview. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Takes On New Meaning In Covid Year | NBC Nightly News
    For more than 70 years, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” has been the holiday song for those far away from home. In this year of coronavirus, it takes on an added meaning. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of […]
  • GA Gov. Will Formalize Election Results, Raises Concerns About Voting Irregularities | NBC News Now
    Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said state law requires his office to formalize the election certification, which names Joe Biden as the presidential winner. However, he also raised numerous concerns about how the election was handled and urged a "thorough investigation" into any voting irregularities discovered […]
  • New body camera video shows moments after Andre Hill was shot in Ohio | ABC News
    Columbus police say officers responded to a disturbance call early Tuesday morning. They said Hill was walking toward the officers when they lost sight of one of his hands and opened fire. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK […]
  • Coronavirus crisis: speeding up vaccine rollout as virus mutates
    Dr. Fauci warns new COVID-19 variants could cause a surge in cases, ABC’s Dr. John Brownstein discusses whether people should start double masking, plus, more on the vaccine shortage in U.S. cities. Source: ABC News […]
  • Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend to cooperate with feds in investigation
    Federal authorities investigating alleged sex trafficking by GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz have secured the cooperation of the congressman’s ex-girlfriend, according to people familiar with the matter. Gaetz has denied the allegations. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Dominion threatens legal action against former Trump lawyer
    Dominion Voting Systems CEO John Poulos fires back at President Donald Trump and his campaign’s unproven claims about election voting fraud. #2020Election #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • GameStop saga’s key players face off with US lawmakers | FULL
    U.S. lawmakers faced off with some of the key players in the GameStop saga which saw wild swings in the stock price of the video game retailer last month and exposed conflicts in the market’s structure which can hurt unsophisticated investors. Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev defended the trading platform against […]
  • House prosecutors prepare to make Trump impeachment case
    ABC News has learned that the case against former President Donald Trump is focusing on videos of his associates in the hours before the insurrection at the Capitol. Source: ABC News […]
  • How to Update Galaxy A20 to android 10 Q One UI 2.0 & Quick Review
    #GalaxyA20 #android10 #One_UI_2 Thanx 4 watching…. Hope you appreciate my efforts,If you did DO give this video like & subscribe. please, like us on: ================== Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/HiTech2008 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HiTech2008 Twitter: https://twitter.com/HiTech2008 Tumblr: […]
  • Trump lawyer uses Democrats’ words in impeachment defense
    Trump impeachment defense lawyer David Schoen used video of Democratic lawmakers to argue that former President Donald Trump did not incite the insurrection at the US Capitol. #TrumpImpeachment #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Latest Jobs Report Starts To Reveal Post-Covid Economy
    The real story of the Covid economy may be seen in a less-discussed number. While people tend to focus on the unemployment rate, the current labor force participation is lower than it was in the tech bust or just after the September 11 terrorist attacks or amidst the Great Recession.» Subscribe to NBC News: […]
  • Coronavirus: Back to normal in 2021? Bet on it, says Dr. Isaac Bogoch
    When he’s not battling COVID-19 in hospital, Dr. Isaac Bogoch is on our TV screens almost daily, bringing us the latest in the fight against the pandemic. And while vaccines are not a silver bullet, Bogoch says life will finally start to go back to normal in 2021. For more info, please go to […]
  • Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO
    Bezos’ new role will be executive chair of the company’s board. Source: ABC News […]
  • CRAZY RUSSIAN PILOTS – AWESOME RUSSIAN FIGHTER JET MANEUVERS: COBRA MANEUVER, LOW PASS FLYBYS & MORE
    Video compilation of CRAZY RUSSIAN PILOTS conducting AWESOME RUSSIAN FIGHTER JET MANEUVERS including the world famous COBRA MANEUVER, LOW PASS FLYBYS and even more! The extreme maneuver were coducted by very skilled and professional fighter pilots flying in a lot of different Russian aircrafts. The compilation […]
  • Dave Chappelle has a powerful take on the Capitol riots
    CNN’s Don Lemon reacts to comedian Dave Chappelle saying that the same people who said Colin Kaepernick was unpatriotic for taking a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality against Black Americans were the same people who stormed the US Capitol. #DaveChappelle #DonLemon #CNN Source: CNN […]
  • Pfizer-BioNTech shot possibly linked to cases of heart inflammation in 7 teens
    Health authorities are trying to determine whether heart inflammation that can occur along with many types of infections could also be a rare side effect in teens and young adults after the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. An article on seven U.S. teen boys in several states, published online Friday in Pediatrics, is […]
  • Canada sees 1st death from blood clot linked to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine
    A 54-year-old Montreal woman has died due to developing a blood clot in her brain after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, maring it the first the death related to a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada. But with only four cases of rare complications from the 400,000 AstraZeneca shots administered in Quebec, the risk remains […]
  • This is America’s MK 38 25mm Machine Gun
    The Mark-38 is a 25mm automatic gun system that provides ships with a defensive and offensive gunfire capability for the engagement of a variety of surface targets. It is designed to provide close range defense against patrol boats, swimmers, floating mines, and various targets ashore including; enemy personnel, […]
  • Son Of Atlanta Shooting Victim Shares Remembrance Of His Mother | NBC Nightly News
    Hyun Jung Grant was among those killed in the attacks on three Atlanta spas. Her son Randy Park says she worked tirelessly to provide for her children. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful […]
  • I Am Not Disabled
    Injured during an IED attack in Iraq, Cpl. Garrett S. Jones continues to adapt and overcome. During this National Disability Employee Awareness Month, the retired Marine shares his story and his advice for others. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps) Source: Marines […]
  • Biden stresses importance of U.S.-Mexico relationship in virtual call with President Obrador
    U.S. President Joe Biden stressed the importance of America’s relationship with Mexico in a virtual meeting with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday. Biden told Obrador that both countries are “stronger when we work together,” whether it be on issues at the shared border or bringing the novel coronavirus […]
  • PBS NewsHour West live episode, Apr. 26, 2021
    Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: […]