Patch watch

April 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr98, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p26
Presents information on the nicotine patches for smokers while focusing on the importance of keeping them out of children reach. Identification of the reason why it is important to keep these patches out of children's reach.


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