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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

Should I Freeze My Eggs?

The pros and cons of putting your eggs on ice – and family dreams on hold.

The Hypocritical Diet of the Hipster

A battle of bacon vs. Brussels sprouts. 

Overcoming Obesity – and Making it Last

Even a modest weight loss can improve overall health.

The Senior's Guide to Exercise

It's never too late to start taking care of your body.

Help! My Partner and I Go to Bed (and Get Up) at Different Times

How couples can maximize sleep and minimize conflict when they share a bed – but not a schedule.

5 Expert Tips for Negotiating Your Medical Bills

How to reduce a large medical bill or help get it covered by insurance.

Your Steps Toward Total Hip Replacement

What to ask about surgery and recovery.

U.S. News Health Twitter Chat on Breast Cancer

Join our panel of experts for a discussion during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Healthy Fall Eating

10 Fantastic Fall Veggies, and How to Cook Them

No-fail tips for perfectly roasted fall vegetables

5 Seasonal Foods to Enjoy Now – and How to Eat Them

Parsnips, herbs and swiss chard are in season and just waiting to be eaten.

15 Healthy Snacks for Fall

These tasty autumn treats take just a few minutes to prepare.

15 Ways to Have a Healthy Fall

Light the grill, tailgate tactfully and more ways to have your healthiest fall yet.

9 Fall Soup Recipes

Nutrition experts and foodies share their favorite recipes for tasty, healthy seasonal soups.

Healthy Halloween Season Hacks

How to endure the season's junk-food marathon.

Celebrate Pumpkin Season With These Recipes

Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin protein bars – dig in. They’re good for you.

Apples for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Enjoy apples all day long with these recipes, perfect for fall