CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans may have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine next flu season, a panel of experts decided Wednesday.

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says.

Do Too Many Lung Cancer Patients Miss Out on Surgery?

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with advanced lung cancer might live longer if treated surgically, but few go that route, new research indicates.

Depression Plagues Many With COPD

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depression among patients with the incurable respiratory illness, two new studies suggest.

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among the 54 million Hispanic adults living in the United States, Puerto Ricans fare the worst when it comes to physical and mental ills, a new review finds.

Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- British middle-aged adults are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer than those who are slightly older, a new study finds.

Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome'

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When babies are born, the birth process covers their bodies with countless microbes that play crucial roles in their future health. But a new study suggests that these "microbiomes" are altered by cesarean births, antibiotics and formula feeding.

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections

THURSDAY, June 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who use powerful drugs called systemic glucocorticoids are at higher risk for life-threatening staph blood infections, a new study finds.

Better Lung Cancer Survival? There's an App for That

THURSDAY, June 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new smartphone app may help lung cancer patients live longer and better by monitoring their symptoms and alerting doctors to potential problems, researchers report.

Health Tip: Need a Lung Function Test?

(HealthDay News) -- A lung function test measures how well your lungs are working, helping your doctor diagnose the cause and severity of any problems with your breathing.