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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.
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 168 categories, from antacids to cough suppressants.

Health & Wellness

Why Scuba Diving Should Be Prescribed to Wounded Veterans

Paralyzed at age 12, Cody Unser shares how scuba diving helps her – and members of the military – heal.

Why More Women are Running Half Marathons

Tutus, tiaras and Tiffany necklaces. Trendy race perks are only one reason more women are going the distance.

How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Diet should be the cornerstone of your efforts.

Helping Your Child With Juvenile Arthritis

The ‘invisible’ condition takes a big toll on kids.

7 Healthy Perks of Coffee

Research shows coffee consumption isn’t a guilty pleasure, after all.

Vascular Health: Millions at Risk for Peripheral Arterial Disease

The condition occurs when sticky plaque that builds up in the arteries hardens and blocks the vessels, limiting the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the limbs.

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes – and How to Protect Your Kids

Experts worry that e-cigs will contribute to a new generation of young people becoming dependent on nicotine.

Make Monday Morning Feel Like Friday Night

The difficulty of being a young adult today often manifests in mental health problems.

Summer Survival Guide

Ready, Set, Grill: 15 Healthy BBQ Ideas from Nutrition Pros

Fire up the flavor – minus the fat – with these healthy cookout tips.

13 Ways to Help Your Kid Stay Healthy at Overnight Camp

Don't take chances with medication, vaccinate your kids and be honest with camp staff.

Eat Your Red, White and Blue – It's Good for You

Tomatoes, mushrooms and blueberries are just the start.

8 Unusual Grilling Ideas, from Chickpeas to Grilled Lemonade

Try whipping up a batch of grilled lemonade, or slap some popcorn on the grill.

How to Avoid Health Hazards at the Beach

Keep your family safe at the shore this summer by watching out for these common beach hazards.

What's the Best Sunscreen for You?

Pharmacists name Neutrogena the No. 1 sunscreen, but that doesn't mean it provides better sun protection than the rest.

Winning Food Combinations for Summer

Colorful fruit kebabs, berry citrus salads and more ways to stay hydrated and healthy.

How to Exercise in the Heat and What to Do if You Get Sick

Be safe and prepared if you plan to sweat it out in the summer heat.