Nobody really likes getting needles stuck into them, unless you're talking about acupuncture. Vaccinations and blood-draws aren't much fun, and some kids and adults have serious phobia issues surrounding them. The Buzzy Mini from MMJ Labs is a friendly little gadget that uses a combination of cold and vibrations to distract your body and brain from the injection site. Suddenly, needles aren't so scary anymore.
Buzzy creator Dr. Amy Baxter came up with the idea in 2004 as a way to help her young needle-phobic son get his shots. She scraped together a prototype from cell phone parts, and it worked like a champ. Fast-forward to CES 2014 and Buzzy, which originally landed in hospitals and doctors' offices, is now available in a form for consumers to buy.… Read more