Dan Browning

Reporter | Health Care | Medical Research
Phone: 612-673-4493
Dan Browning covers health care and medical research for the Star Tribune. His areas of expertise include investigative reporting, computer-assisted reporting (i.e., data analysis) and white collar crime.

Recent content from Dan Browning

Norovirus hitting Minnesota hard this year, health officials warn

Norovirus is an unwanted visitor to Minnesota this holiday season, causing outbreaks in schools, restaurants, nursing homes and gatherings. Health officials urge caution, like washing hands, to prevent its spread.

Updated: December 23, 2014, - 02:37 PM

Flurry of disability lawsuits leaves Minnesota proprietors baffled

The same lawyer had sued more than two dozen proprietors — including an 84-year-old widow who runs an antique store in Marshall — using a handful of disabled clients and then demanding out-of-court settlements.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 08:07 AM

Judge reopens Minn. copyright cases over fraud concern

A judge has reopened a handful of cases to determine if their purpose was fraudulent.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 07:33 AM

Copyright troll lawyer moves to coupon-site cases

Porn copyright lawyer’s clients in coupon lawsuit include his wife and his associates.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 07:33 AM

Part Two: Cautiously, Mayo Clinic builds an empire

The Mayo Clinic Care Network is an ambitious effort by the Rochester-based health system to expand its reach and secure its place in an era of rapid changes in health care.

Updated: December 08, 2014, - 10:04 PM

CDC circumcision advice fires up Minnesota debate over procedure

Legislature might revisit whether Medicaid should pay for the procedure

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 05:58 AM

U scientists ask: Can poop prevent diabetes?

The U is planning to spend $500,000 in a two-year test to see whether stool transplants could forestall one of the nation’s most costly and crippling diseases.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 05:50 PM

$50 million grant extends U's effort on emerging diseases

Bird flu and Ebola have alerted researchers to links among humans, animals, environmental factors.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 12:10 AM

Nonprofit's Ebola clinic draws surge of Minnesota volunteers

Hundreds applied to help staff Minnesota nonprofit’s first clinic in remote Liberian town.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Genomic research stirs privacy debate at U conference

Medical records may be private information, but a patient’s genes belong to the entire family. And that raises a quandary for medical researchers.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 11:16 PM

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