From sensory processing disorder to how CRISPR is being explored to bring new treatments to patients, these are the stories that most engaged our readers in 2018.
Fentanyl most likely spread because of heroin and prescription pills shortages, and also because it was cheaper for drug wholesalers than heroin.
A user-friendly website on advance care planning, as well as easy-to-read advance directives, can be highly effective in empowering older adults to plan for their future medical care.
Claims by the tobacco industry that heated tobacco products (HTPs) are safer than conventional cigarettes are not supported by the industry’s own data and are likely to be misunderstood by consumers.
UCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.
New review of nutritional science argues most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals.