Cough trick works to reduce vaccination pain for children

01/14/2010 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

The so-called cough trick helps reduce the pain of vaccinations for children, according to a study in Pediatrics. Researchers said when children cough just as the needle is poked into their arm they feel less pain, and they added that this method is less hassle and cheaper than using TV, virtual reality goggles, bubble blowing or medicine to anesthetize the skin.

View Full Article in:

Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice President - Government Products
Health Alliance Plan
Detroit, MI
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC