<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> good to know.<br>
Comments were a little weird but better than your usual.
Interesting, I read once that people who believe they have a strong immune system are less likely to "catch what's going around". So maybe part of the effect of kissing owies better is that it's cuing extra healing effects in the child's brain. "owies get better because mama said so" sort of thing.