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An analysis of existing studies linked daily juice drinking to very small amounts of extra weight in young children. The amount was so minuscule that it probably doesn’t matter, scientists say. The studies looked at only 100 percent fruit juice, not fruit cocktail drinks.

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WINK WINK  Brain activity linked to recognizing verbal sarcasm also spikes when reading a sentence that ends with a winky-face emoji.

bug spray, repellent bracelet and a citronella candle

TESTING OPTIONS  Bug sprays with DEET or oil of lemon eucalyptus (left) deter mosquitoes better than repellent bracelets (middle) or citronella candles (right), a new study suggests.

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