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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

Choosing Between Partial and Total Knee Replacements

Find the right procedure for you.

9 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Sodium Intake Now

Cut back on salt, and you might dodge a heart attack or stroke. Here's how to lower your sodium intake.

CDC Director Tom Frieden Talks Flu Vaccines

Here’s why you want to get immunized.

Living With Type 1 Diabetes – a Forgotten Disease

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes may sound similar, but patients say it's time the medical community makes a distinction.

Is Health Care Improving for Obese Patients?

You're more than a number on a scale.

3 Financial Reasons You Should Keep Copies of Your Medical Records

Keeping records of your care could save you a lot of anxiety – and money – down the road.

'Midlife Bliss:' Can the Midlife Crisis Be Averted?

Looking inward, letting go and loving life.

6.4 Trillion Calories Cut From Unhealthy Grocery Store Foods

Sixteen food and drink companies have banded together to tackle the obesity crisis. 

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