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Rankings & Research

Rankings & Research

U.S. News reviewed hospitals, nursing homes, health plans, diets, and doctors to help you make informed health decisions for yourself and your family.
Best Hospitals

Best Hospitals

We've evaluated nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult and 10 pediatric specialties to help you choose.
Doctor Finder

Doctor Finder

We have comprehensive listings of doctors and specialists throughout the country. Find the best one for you.
Best Medicare Plans

Best Medicare Plans

Find information on Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Part D plans, and how to save money on your health care.
Best Diets

Best Diets

Find out which diets fit with your lifestyle and may work best for you.
Top Recommended Health Products

Top Recommended Health Products

Pharmacist recommendations for 151 categories, from antacids to cough suppressants.

Health & Wellness

The Case for Exercising Alone

Don’t like mixing sweaty business with pleasure? Five reasons exercising alone isn't for losers. 

New Frontiers in Medicine: Cooking With Weed

How edible cannabis is helping with pain relief and symptom management.

6 Brushing Tips to Impress Your Dentist

The dentist doesn't seem so scary when your teeth are clean.

What Happens to Patients When Mental Health Clinics Close?

It's hard to find definitive answers, but experts shared three common scenarios.

When You're Put in Hospital Isolation

Precautions help keep patients safe, but they can feel … isolating.

Ways to Treat Head Lice

Although very contagious, head lice can be prevented.

Can Aspirin Cut Your Risk of Cancer?

Two new studies confirm aspirin’s anti-inflammatory effect, which could lead to reduced cancer risk.

Does Working Out Offset Going Out?

How to maintain a healthy balance between working out and going out. 

Healthy Fall Eating

10 Fantastic Fall Veggies, and How to Cook Them

No-fail tips for perfectly roasted fall vegetables

5 Seasonal Foods to Enjoy Now – and How to Eat Them

Parsnips, herbs and swiss chard are in season and just waiting to be eaten.

15 Healthy Snacks for Fall

These tasty autumn treats take just a few minutes to prepare.

15 Ways to Have a Healthy Fall

Light the grill, tailgate tactfully and more ways to have your healthiest fall yet.

9 Fall Soup Recipes

Nutrition experts and foodies share their favorite recipes for tasty, healthy seasonal soups.

Healthy Halloween Season Hacks

How to endure the season's junk-food marathon.

Celebrate Pumpkin Season With These Recipes

Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin protein bars – dig in. They’re good for you.

Apples for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Enjoy apples all day long with these recipes, perfect for fall