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

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

Leg pain? U study says walk it off and avoid the stent surgery

Researchers say it could shake up the standard of care for an estimated 2 million American peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients. The U researchers collaborated with Fairview Health System rehabilitation specialists on the program, which has spread to seven cardiac-rehabilitation clinics in the Twin Cities.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 06:10 AM

University of Minnesota joins national autism study

The U’s project will focus on 8-year-olds in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 09:04 PM

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

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