Bee-shaped device takes the sting out of injections

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Shots aren't an enjoyable thing to experience, and unhappy or tense patients make the job more difficult for the doctor. Designed to distract them from the pain of injections, Buzzy is a bee-shaped device that uses ice and vibrations to calm both kids and adults receiving shots. Created by pediatrician and pain researcher Dr Amy Baxter, the Buzzy can be strapped around or simply placed near to the location of the jab. The device contains a vibrating motor in the body of the bee, while its wings are made of ice packs. It works because the combination of cold temperature…

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