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.
Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 5:14 am
An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 2:56 pm
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.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 2:55 pm
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.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 2:23 pm
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.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 12:42 pm
AR-15 style rifles have been used in some of the most notorious mass killings in recent history: Aurora, Vegas, Texas, San Bernardino.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 10:27 am
A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest.
Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 12:02 pm
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.
Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 11:06 am
An already dangerous profession may be more high-risk than expected.
Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 11:00 am
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.
Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 10:29 am