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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.

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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.

young boy stopping bloody nose

To stave off bloody noses, keep noses moisturized and free of fingers.

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