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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

6 Things Keeping You Fat

Experts share the common culprits thwarting dieters’ weight-loss efforts. 

Cardiac Rehab: Boosting Your Heart Recovery

At the in-hospital gym, you work out with a heart monitor, not a Fitbit.

How to Stay Healthy During a Divorce

Cope with the pain through diet, exercise and friendship.

How Young Is Too Young to Run?

Physical activity is great for kids, but long distance running requires some special considerations. 

How to Prepare Physically (and Mentally) for a Long-Distance Hike

‘Thru-hiking’ is a rewarding endeavor, but prepare to push your body and mind to the limit.

Knee Replacement: What to Consider

Partial or total? Standard or robotic surgery? These are the questions.

10 Epic Trails Almost Anyone Can Hike

If thousand-mile hikes aren't your thing, these trips pack plenty of scenery into shorter distances.

East Meets West: Treating Infertility With Acupuncture and Modern Medicine

Chinese medicine believes in nourishing egg quality with herbs and acupuncture. Is there anything to it?

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.