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

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

Oct. 28: Mayo Clinic scores major grants to research dementia

Mayo Clinic has been chosen to participate in a set of federal research projects that could help unlock a broad set of related brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 05:22 AM

U joins effort for diversity among medical researchers

Federal grant will fund training programs for overlooked minorities.

Updated: October 26, 2014, - 10:56 PM

Medical conditions don't explain C-section rates

Study of U.S. hospitals finds inexplicably wide variations in rates.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 11:35 PM

Study calls lack of data on widely used opioid painkillers 'shocking'

A new federal study says there is no good research to guide doctors on the risks or effectiveness of their long-term use.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 08:09 PM

Can brain surgery be taught in an 80-hour workweek?

Rules to avoid fatigue-driven errors mean that neurology residents, who used to work 120 hours a week, are limited to an 80-hour workweek. Now, a U study finds that shorter hours for residents don’t mean better outcomes for patients.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 01:53 PM

Obituary: Businesswoman Sara Perlich Bye made friends everywhere

Sara Perlich Bye could dress up for a Symphony Ball fundraiser one day, then switch to camo and go duck...

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 09:05 PM

Minn. hospitals, health officials say they're well-prepared for Ebola

Planning for a local case of deadly African virus began long before first U.S. case emerged in Dallas.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 01:54 PM

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

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