Durham is at the forefront of transforming healthcare. For over four decades, the city has been leading the way with medical technology and medical breakthroughs that have helped make life easier for people all over the world. There are several amazing things that have occurred right here in Durham, also known as The City of Medicine. It is home to the best hospital in NC and has the 9th best hospital in the US. The city can also boast as having one of the top 10 best diets in the country. Several Biotechnology firms also call Durham home.