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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 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 151 categories, from antacids to cough suppressants.

Health & Wellness

Coping With a Mental Health Crisis in the Family

Don’t let the stigma stop you from seeking help.

Precision Medicine: Working Toward Custom-Fitted Cures

The use of genetic data could fundamentally change how we treat disease.

Surviving My Digital-Age Miscarriage

In the age of oversharing, people are surprisingly silent about this common pregnancy complication.

Assessing the Risk for Heart Attacks and Strokes: How a Coronary Artery Calcium Score May Help, and Who Needs the Test

Atherosclerosis: the good, the bad and the ugly.

10 Ways to Make Your Childbirth Easier

Your baby's journey out isn't entirely under your control, but being prepared can help. 

Robitussin for Brain Cancer, Part I

Founder of 'Stupid Cancer' recounts how a devastating diagnosis detoured his plans.

Study: Video Games Don't Trigger Aggression in Adults With Autism

New research suggests violent video games have no immediate effect on people with – or without – autism.

Pregnancy With a Chronic Disease

Women with Crohn's and lupus share their conception fears and success stories. 

Spring Survival Guide

How to Spring Clean Your Budget: Start With Your Health

How getting – and staying – fit and healthy can help get your budget on track for the long run.

6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

Freshen up with color, de-clutter your diet and more ways to spring clean your health habits.

12 Spring Superfoods, From Leeks to Beets

Cauliflower, beets and pistachios all make the list. Here's why.

How to Prepare Spring Produce

Tasty suggestions for strawberries, rhubarb, apricots, mangoes and more

Should You Spring Clean Your Colon?

Clean eating, not cleansing, will help you keep the pounds off for good.

Revamp Your Spring Workout Routine

Stuck in an fitness rut? Break free with new routines for spring.

How to Exercise Outside With Spring Allergies

Don't use allergy symptoms as an excuse to miss out on spring weather.

A Survival Guide to Spring Allergy Season

Expect this allergy season to be one of the worst. Here are some unconventional coping strategies.