Top health searches of 2015

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    Concern or curiosity about health and medical questions drives millions of people to their computers to search for answers, and 2015 saw a surge in queries about a number of health issues in the news. Some searches were driven by celebrities raising awareness of unfamiliar conditions, while others reflected rising concern about diseases that could strike close to home.

    To wrap up the year, the experts at WebMD and Medscape, a medical information site for health care providers, analyzed data on the health and medical terms consumers and physicians searched for on their sites during the past 12 months. Click through to see some of the top health searches of 2015.

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