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That stinks! One American in 15 smells odors that aren't there: Prevalence of phantom odor perception

That stinks! One American in 15 smells odors that aren't there: Prevalence of phantom odor perception

A new study finds that one in 15 Americans (or 6.5 percent) over the age of 40 experiences phantom odors. The study is the first in the US to use nationally representative data to examine the prevalence of and risk factors for phantom odor perception. The study could inform future research aiming to unlock the mysteries of phantom odors.

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