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

Tight budgets put the squeeze on promising medical research

A decade of flat federal funding for biomedical research, together with pending cuts from the federal budget sequester, are taking a toll, some of Minnesota’s top scientists say.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 10:40 AM

Judge reopens Minnesota copyright cases over concern about fraud

A judge has reopened a handful of cases to determine if their purpose was fraudulent.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 11:00 PM

June 29, 2011: Review faults Medtronic spine device studies

A systematic review of studies on Medtronic's Infuse bone growth product says researchers failed to report harmful effects.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 05:15 PM

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

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