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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

A Disorder That's Hard to Swallow

Dysphagia can cripple your quality of life and lead to other (deadly) conditions. 

Why Your Antidepressants Stopped Working – and What to Do About It

How to cope with tachyphylaxis.

How to Safely Reduce the Medications You Take

Multiple prescriptions can cause harm, but you can cut back – without losing therapeutic benefit.

The Statin Dilemma: a Primer for Patients

What you should know to make the right choice.

10 Things No One Tells You About Breast-feeding

Breast is best, yeah, yeah, yeah. What's it really like? 

Healing Your Skin With Your Mind

The solution to your skin issues, from eczema to psoriasis, could be in your head.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Serious Business

Some patients need intensive therapy and medication – a few even brain surgery – to reclaim their lives.

Young Hips: Why Patients Are No Longer 'Too Young' for Hip Replacement Surgery

Among the youngest age group – ages 45 to 54 – hip replacements increased by 200 percent in a decade.

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.