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HealthDay News - January 14, 2016

Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C

(HealthDay News) -- Vitamin C has a history of being touted for its immune system-boosting properties. Besides citrus fruits, the vitamin also is found in tomatoes, strawberries, potatoes, red and green bell peppers, kiwi, Brussels sprouts and broccoli

Health Tip: Get Enough Nutrients

(HealthDay News) -- A nutritious diet is especially important for people with irritable bowel disease (IBD), since they may be at increased risk of malnutrition.

Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research may help explain how stress reduces your ability to lose weight.

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have trouble coping with stress may be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes as adults, new research suggests.

HPV Vaccine Rates Highest in Poor and Hispanic Communities: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen girls in poor or predominately Hispanic communities are more likely to receive at least one dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine than those in other communities, a new study finds.

High Deductibles = Fewer Imaging Tests: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. patients whose health insurance plans have high deductibles undergo fewer diagnostic imaging tests, a nationwide study finds.

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Health warning labels on sugary beverages -- similar to those on cigarette packs -- might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research.

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood traumas of various sorts can cause kindergartners to struggle in class as well as life, new research contends.

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDC

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The average age that American women have their first baby continues to rise, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarettes are promoted as a way to help smokers kick the habit, but a new study contends that the devices hamper rather than help.

Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2016

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