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

St. Paul nursing home extends its free care for the dying

A St. Paul nursing home offering free hospice care to cancer patients has expanded its mission.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Community health clinics in Minnesota get a $3.6 million booster

Clinics in Minnesota get $3.6 million in Affordable Care Act funds to spend in the areas of greatest need.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 02:51 PM

Planned Parenthood offers birth control, STD services online

Planned Parenthood pilot offers video counseling, STD kits in Minnesota and Washington.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 10:30 PM

CPR devices bound for rural Minnesota

More than 300 new automatic cardiopulmonary resuscitation devices will be distributed to emergency rooms and ambulances around the state through a $4 million grant, an initiative that could help save the lives of patients requiring extensive cardiac care, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 08:14 PM

Health Beat: Nursing home study finds more attention equals better quality of life

It took some sophisticated statistical methods to prove what might seem obvious to the untrained eye: If you pay more...

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 05:16 PM

State autism panel disbands in dysfunction

Bitter infighting among members of a state task force on autism has led to the cascading resignations of three of its chairs, causing it to cease operations.

Updated: August 03, 2014, - 07:56 PM

U doctors chase cure for diabetics in pill for gout

If the study succeeds, the medication, called allopurinol, could be to diabetic kidney disease what baby aspirin is to heart attacks, said an endocrinologist helping to oversee the study at the U.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 10:00 PM

Mayo Clinic is ranked as top U.S. hospital by U.S. News

It's the first time the 150-year-old Minnesota medical giant has earned top honors in the magazine’s annual ranking of adult care across 16 medical specialties.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 10:31 PM

Obituary: Wangyal T. Ritzekura, 61, Tibetan educator, mentor, cultural liaison

Minnesota’s Tibetan community lost an influential educator and cultural mentor Saturday when Wangyal T. Ritzekura died after a series of...

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 06:23 PM

Stem cell research gets a multimillion-dollar boost at the Capitol

A new law in Minn. will provide $50M to study chronic illness treatment.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 10:09 PM

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