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

Health beat: Could doctors diagnose fraud?

A confluence of dementia, accumulated wealth and con artists threatens aging baby boomers like no generation of retirees before them...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 05:01 PM

Mayo Clinic puts stem cells to the test on infant heart defect

Mayo doctors hope to buy time for babies with underdeveloped hearts.

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:27 AM

Bixby Energy's Collyard can't undo guilty plea

A judge rejected the “mental impairment” claim of a former fundraiser for the company.

Updated: May 30, 2013, - 08:57 PM

Minnesota healthy for seniors, United Health report says

Medical care and drug coverage among factors that pushed Minnesota to top of the list, nationwide study says.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Cigarette tax could change state smokers' behavior -- but how?

Advocates tout health benefits. Smokers say the tax is unfair. And law enforcement expects more smuggling.

Updated: May 26, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Smokers and tobacco sellers react to tobacco tax

The tobacco tax hike will take effect July 1 and some smokers and tobacco sellers aren't too happy about it.

Updated: May 25, 2013, - 10:08 PM

California judge slams Minneapolis attorneys in copyright trolling cases

A judge in L.A. says attorneys perpetrated a fraud on the courts.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 10:43 PM

Cell transplants at U of M could provide cure for diabetes

Several dozen people have gotten a set of groundbreaking experimental treatments, which proved that transplants of insulin-producing cells known as “islet cells’’ can treat — and sometimes cure — Type 1 diabetes.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 06:39 AM

April 30: U poised to play major role in brain initiative

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday urged researchers at the university to show how expenditures on science will save costs and...

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 11:29 PM

Sequestration gouges U of M and Mayo Clinic research budgets

Officials worry that federal sequestration could take a toll on promising medical studies.

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 08:54 AM

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