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

Surgeon re-engineers way to rebuild babies' skulls

A surgeon at Gillette in St. Paul reinvented the way he rebuilds babies’ skulls to limit the risk of bleeding and complications.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:25 AM

Mayo solves the mystery of a brain in flames

Specialists at Mayo determined that a rare disease prompted his immune system to attack his brain cells, resulting in as many as 60 seizures a day.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 12:55 AM

In rural medicine, creativity is often the cure

Essentia seeks to improve care when services are few and far between.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 10:10 PM

Trevor Cook fraud victims get another crack at Associated Bank

Suit against Associated Bank reinstated in Trevor Cook scam.

Updated: March 03, 2015, - 10:03 AM

Bill would expand Minn. telemedicine coverage

Advocates say it would bring better care to rural areas while cutting health care costs

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 09:54 AM

Yoga spreads with wave of 'complementary medicine'

Consumers continue to pursue nontraditional therapies to complement Western medicine

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 09:42 PM

U of M to expand daily aspirin campaign as stroke, heart attack prevention

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but a low-dose aspirin a day could keep thousands of Minnesotans out of the emergency room by helping to prevent a first heart attack or stroke.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 05:35 PM

What's behind a rise in HIV? Craigslist hookups, U prof finds

The study found that people who met for sex through the popular online personal ads increased their risk of infection.

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 10:02 PM

In tiny electrons, U professor sees infinite potential

Jian-Ping Wang, a world leader in the cutting-edge field of “spintronics,” says he came to the University of Minnesota with a vision to create an industry that would rival California’s Silicon Valley.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 09:29 PM

U research jumps into the big time

It's now ranked in the top 25 of U.S. public research universities, and it's churning out patents and pulling in federal funding.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 09:52 AM

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