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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

Health Risks Lurking at the Nail Salon

While a day at the salon might be relaxing, you could be putting your fingers, toes and more at risk. 

How Parents Can Support Grieving Teens

Five ways to be there when it counts.

Are You Getting the Right Anesthetic?

Given the nationwide drug shortage, you should ask.

To Make Better Health Care Decisions, Seek the Best Data

Data on hospital performance has come a long way in 25 years. It still has a long way to go. 

How to Lose 50 Pounds Without Really Trying

These 10 small changes will help you drop those pounds.

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.

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.