NPR (All Tech Considered) - An Innovation For Pain Relief That's Worthy Of Some Buzz
Buzzy featured in NPR All Tech Considered An Innovation Worthy of Some Buzz!
"Kids have been fidgeting nervously at doctors' offices since the needle was invented, but it took one mother with a background in pain research and a wailing son to find a solution for needle phobia.
Amy Baxter, an emergency pediatrician in Atlanta, created a high-frequency vibrating ice pack that helps disrupt pain signals on their way to the brain. She stuck a cute striped bee on the front, won a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, and the product now known as Buzzy was born."