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Tell Your Toddlers That Santa Claus Got His COVID-19 Vaccination

Babygaga, Dec. 18, 2020

December 18, 2020

Tell Your Toddlers That Santa Claus Got His COVID-19 Vaccination

A recent study has even offered more advice as researchers at the University of California, Irvine, discovered that a broad smile, where the patient elevates the mouth corners and causes crow’s feet wrinkles in older subjects, can actually reduce needle injection pain by up to 40%. A grimace also does the trick, but smiling is more fun.