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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.
Doctor Finder

Doctor Finder

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

Best Health Plans

Find a top-rated individual or family plan.
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 168 categories, from antacids to cough suppressants.

Health & Wellness

Oncologists Worry About Rising Costs of Cancer Treatment

A task force of doctors has proposed a system to help patients better manage cancer costs.

Dietary Supplements During Cancer Treatment: Yes or No?

Some pills might interfere with chemo – while others may help defend against tumors.

How to Stay Healthy on a Road Trip

Find allies, go in with a game plan and get moving.

Preventing Blood Clots

Most cases are preventable with screening for your risk of clot formation and treatment to match that risk.

Patient Outcome Optimization: How to Best Manage Joint Replacement Risks and Get Back on Your Feet

You can take steps to prevent prosthetic joint infections, a devastating complication of total joint arthroplasty.

Is Too Much Water a Bad Thing During Exercise?

Drinking excessive water while working out can be bad for your health.

7 Lifestyle Tips to Manage Your Asthma

The chronic condition can be scary, but it doesn't have to be.

What’s for Dinner? Meal Planning for Your Health, Budget and Sanity

It's not for everyone, but here's why the strategy works well for some families.

Summer Survival Guide

Ready, Set, Grill: 15 Healthy BBQ Ideas from Nutrition Pros

Fire up the flavor – minus the fat – with these healthy cookout tips.

13 Ways to Help Your Kid Stay Healthy at Overnight Camp

Don't take chances with medication, vaccinate your kids and be honest with camp staff.

Eat Your Red, White and Blue – It's Good for You

Tomatoes, mushrooms and blueberries are just the start.

8 Unusual Grilling Ideas, from Chickpeas to Grilled Lemonade

Try whipping up a batch of grilled lemonade, or slap some popcorn on the grill.

How to Avoid Health Hazards at the Beach

Keep your family safe at the shore this summer by watching out for these common beach hazards.

What's the Best Sunscreen for You?

Pharmacists name Neutrogena the No. 1 sunscreen, but that doesn't mean it provides better sun protection than the rest.

Winning Food Combinations for Summer

Colorful fruit kebabs, berry citrus salads and more ways to stay hydrated and healthy.

How to Exercise in the Heat and What to Do if You Get Sick

Be safe and prepared if you plan to sweat it out in the summer heat.