12/10/2011 11:31 am ET | Updated Dec 14, 2011

Health News: The Most Controversial Stories Of 2011

By Amanda MacMillan

If there's one thing you can say about 2011 from a health point of view, it's that it wasn't boring!

From killer vitamins to Charlie Sheen's excesses to scientists flip-flopping on the dangers of cell phones and salt, our heads are spinning as we sort through the headlines.

Here are our picks for the year's most buzz-worthy stories.