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HealthDay News - June 15, 2016

Health Tip: Keep Bedtime Back Pain at Bay

(HealthDay News) -- Back pain is a common reason for poor sleep. So taking steps to alleviate or prevent pain can help you sleep better.

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors

(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise can help seniors stay active, independent and feeling better.

Pet Turtles Continue to Spread Salmonella

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Kissing a turtle may be more than just yucky -- sometimes it can literally be sickening.

Stem Cell Transplant Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People living with HIV are at high risk for lymphoma, and a new study concludes that stem cell transplant should be standard treatment in these cases.

Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans who develop chest pain often rush to the hospital, where they're treated with urgency. A new study suggests, however, that less than 6 percent of these patients suffer from life-threatening conditions such as a heart attack.

Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Texans living in "dry" counties are more likely to suffer heart attacks and congestive heart failure than people living in nearby "wet" counties, where alcohol sales are legal, a new study reports.

Health Highlights: June 15, 2016

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