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New research finds that the best way to calm infants during vaccinations is to cater to their sweet tooth. 

An analysis of research finds that a drop of sugar water in a baby's mouth may help take the stress out of vaccination shots. ©Dmitry Naumov/

Researchers at Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan analyzed data from 14 prior studies involving more than 1,500 babies aged one year or less.

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