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May 27, 2016

Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy

(HealthDay News) -- Aspirin therapy may help reduce the risk of heart attack by thinning the blood and preventing clots. But it's not safe for everyone.

Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home

(HealthDay News) -- To help prevent breathing problems, keep the air inside your home clean.

Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, experts note that while there isn't enough evidence to conclude that barbecued meat increases cancer risk, it's still a good idea to take some precautions.

6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Friday before Memorial Day has been designated "Don't Fry Day" by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, to remind Americans about the importance of sun safety.

Exploring Zika's Path Through the Placenta

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research seems to shed light on how the Zika virus infects, but doesn't kill, placenta cells.

Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled steroid therapy is commonly used to treat asthmatic children with persistent, daily wheezing episodes.

Health Highlights: May 27, 2016

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When you head to the grocery store to select your steaks for grilling this Memorial Day weekend, you might notice a new safety label on the package.

U.S. Officials Confirm Superbug Resistant to All Antibiotics

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have identified the nation's first patient with an infection resistant to all existing antibiotics.

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