The cinnamon challenge was our No. 1 health news story of the year. Apparently a lot of people wanted to read about the latest teen fad—swallowing a tablespoon of ground cinnamon in 60 seconds with no break for a drink of water.
It wasn’t a healthy fad, to say the least. So hopefully it’s done with, filed in the folder marked Fads Gone Bad, and its appearance on this list will be the last we hear of it.
Here are the top 10 health news stories of 2013, in ascending order: