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Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Depression Linked to Death of Many Heart Failure Patients

Researcher recommends counseling as first step

Go Take a Hike -- Safely

Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

Health Highlights: May 22, 2015
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  • DEA Arrests 48 in Raids Targeting Illegal Sales of Prescription Painkillers

  • Climate Change a National Security Threat: Obama

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

Health Tip: Why Is My Nose Bleeding?

Here are some common triggers

Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57

Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: Study

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted

Process isn't perfected, but looks promising, experts say

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