New light on patches

Rubin, Rita; Kaye, Steven D.
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p71
Advises that a nicotine patch not only helps smokers kick the habit, but does so faster and with less counseling than manufacturers advise, according to a report in `Journal of the American Medical Association.' Psychological support for potential quitters; Length of time a patch is worn; Average price; Percentage of patch users who resumed smoking.


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