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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.
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 149 categories, from antacids to cough suppressants.

Health & Wellness

Olympian Meryl Davis on ‘DWTS’ and Her Diet (Cheesecake Included)

Davis hasn't had a day off since Sochi – but she continues to wow on and off the ice.

Secrets of Successful Dieters

During a U.S. News Twitter chat, dieters who've lost a combined 700-plus pounds shared their best advice.

6 Questions About Exercise During Pregnancy – Answered

Yes, it's probably fine that your very pregnant neighbor is still jogging.

Should You Try Oil Pulling?

Advocates claim swooshing oil in your mouth for 20 minutes a day will lead to a host of health benefits.

U.S. News Twitter Chat: Coping With Asthma

During National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, experts will share advice on managing the disease.

The Facts About Heroin

From how it affects your brain to how it kills you, here's what you need to know about the lethal drug.

Analyzing Philip Seymour Hoffman's Heroin Addiction

An expert's take on why Hoffman may have struggled with heroin addiction.

One Man's Story: How I Beat Addiction

Mike Devlin overcame his addiction to painkillers, cocaine, heroin and more. He shares his story.

A Mother's Perspective on Her Son's Addiction

Anita Devlin’s son was a drug addict. She explains how she helped him get better.

Justin Bieber's Arrest: Addicted to Wealth and Power?

An addiction expert examines what could be fueling Bieber’s troublesome behavior.