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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

U.S. News Health Twitter Chat: Make Back-to-School Healthy

On Sept. 2, U.S. News will host a Twitter chat on how parents can help kids have a healthy return to school.

Train Like You’re Being Chased by a Doberman

Why short, intense workouts do you good.

Debunking 5 Common Weight-Loss Myths

Don't listen to these false facts.

5 Things People Who are Colorblind (and Their Doctors) Want You to Know

Yes, they can see something. It's just not what you're seeing.

Is It Possible to Prevent Arthritis?

Joint protection starts before you’re a senior – in high school.

How College Students Can Avoid Getting Sick

When you're living in close quarters, a few protective steps can help ward off germs.

Living With a Food Phobia

Bananas may seem harmless – but for some, the fruit creates intense anxiety and worst-nightmare scenarios.

Physical Fitness Appears to Improve Brain Tissue, Study Finds

More physically fit children had stronger brain tissue linked to cognition.

The Groom's Guide to Fitness

Get in shape from 'Will you?' to 'I do.'

9 Ways to Add Fitness to Your Wedding

Make fitness part of your wedding – the planning process, the big day itself and even the honeymoon.

3 Ways to Find Your Wedding Zen

Oh, the caterer is late? I'm not even stressing.

8 Bride-to-Be Diet Pitfalls

How to avoid feeling tired, bloated and stressed on your big day.