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Health Highlights: May 2, 2022

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Therapies may help ease long COVID fatigue, breathlessness. Treatments involving occupational therapy or low-impact exercise might be the key to relieving long-haul COVID symptoms, new research suggests. Read more

Black patients less likely to get high-tech prostate cancer therapy. Use of proton-beam therapy has increased overall in the United States, but Black patients are getting it less often than white patients, two new studies show. Read more

Another health threat: Drug-resistant mold infections. Aspergillus fumigatus can cause a fungal lung infection called aspergillosis in people with lung conditions or weakened immune systems, researchers say. But there's evidence of emerging resistance of the mold to antifungal drugs. Read more

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