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Study says smiling while getting covid vaccine will make it hurt less

CBS Boston, Dec. 7, 2020 (Video)

December 7, 2020

Study says smiling while getting covid vaccine will make it hurt less

new study says the coronavirus vaccine shot might be less painful if you “put on a happy face”. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine surveyed more than 230 people after they received a saline injection and found that those who had maintained a genuine smile, bringing up the corners of the mouth and creating crow’s feet around the eyes, reported almost half as much pain as those who kept a neutral or poker face.