Health Highlights: Dec. 27, 2022​

Race, residence can influence prostate cancer outcomes. Being Black or living in the western United States raised the odds for death from the disease significantly, but researchers are not sure why. Read more

Science reveals why smell loss is symptom of COVID-19. An ongoing immune assault underlies the loss of smell that many people have after a COVID infection. Read more

Smokers have higher odds for memory issues in middle age. But the likelihood of mental ("cognitive") decline is lower for those who quit the habit — even if they did so only recently, according to researchers. Read more

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