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Health Highlights: May 12, 2023​

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

More evidence that obesity raises odds for gastrointestinal cancers. Obesity and overweight are linked to at least 13 types of cancer, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Read more

Sleep apnea boosts odds for long COVID. People with sleep apnea may be 75% more likely to get long COVID than folks without the sleep disorder, new research shows. Read more

Whether of not you get heart-healthy statins could depend on race. Black and Hispanic adults in the United States have higher rates of heart disease than whites, but they are less likely to get statins to lower their cholesterol. Read more

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