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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

7 Ways Pets Can Make You Healthier

From reducing stress to preventing heart disease, man's best friend can help you live well. 

How to Be a Good Patient Wingman

You've been chosen as hospital point person. Here's how to excel.

A Patient's Guide to Second Opinions

When to seek one – and how.

How Unhealthy Is Hookah?

New research suggests white teens of higher socioeconomic status are most likely to smoke harmful and addicting hookah.

A Newbie’s Guide to the Gym

The gym can be scary – tame it with these tips. 

How to Leave Work at Work

Objective: Give your brain a rest. Action Item: Try these at-home rituals.

What to Do If Your Child Is Afraid of the Doctor

Be honest, give rewards and avoid TMI.

How to Overcome Depression After a Sports Injury

Ouch – that pain is more than just physical.

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.