In 2017, you asked Dr. Google "What is keto diet," "What are opioids," and "What is lupus." Here are some of the top-trending health-related Google searches of the year.

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There are common behavioral and medical reasons you might not be losing weight, even though you think you are doing everything right.

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An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials.

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At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in attacks during the first month of a military crackdown in Myanmar in late August, Médecins Sans Frontières estimates.

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Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

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Nutritionist Lisa Drayer shows simple suggestions to cut sugar, fat, and calories from baked goods but still keep them tasty.

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Two separate substances, two separate approaches: The World Health Organization endorsed a gentle view of cannabidiol this week while issuing its sternest warning yet against synthetic opioid carfentanil.

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A gene-therapy trial by London researchers has seen remarkable success in finding a long-term cure for hemophilia A.

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AR-15 style rifles have been used in some of the most notorious mass killings in recent history: Aurora, Vegas, Texas, San Bernardino.

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A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest.

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The attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug methylphenidate is associated with an increased risk of heart defects in infants whose mothers take the medication during pregnancy, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.

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An already dangerous profession may be more high-risk than expected.

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Kentucky may become the first state in the US to effectively outlaw abortion. But the women in Appalachia, where teen pregnancies soar, poverty looms and everyone knows each other's business, would simply like birth control, sex ed and honest talk. As politics work against them, they're rising up to do what others won't do for them.

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Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season?

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About 50-90% of people get a runny nose when it's cold. We call this "cold-induced rhinitis", or "skier nose". People with asthma, eczema and hay fever seem to experience it more.

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