Pet Pooch May Help Ease PTSD in Veterans

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs may be more than best friends for military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests.

Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk?

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests.

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.

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.

Health Highlights: May 27, 2016

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

Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home

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

Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid Dependence

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever buprenorphine implant to treat opioid dependence, the agency said Thursday in a news release.