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Dan Gorenstein is the senior reporter for Marketplace’s Health Desk, covering the business of healthcare.

Prior to Marketplace, Dan spent more than 11 years at New Hampshire Public Radio. He got his start in journalism at the Chicago Reporter; an investigative journal that examines race and class disparities in the Chicago area. He’s won numerous national and local awards, including the Society of Professional Journalist Sigma Delta Chi investigative reporting award.

You can follow him on Twitter at @dmgorenstein.

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Features by Dan Gorenstein

Wealth gap in U.S. widens among races

One big reason for the growing divide: The disparity in asset wealth.
Posted In: recession, race, wealth, pew research center, The Fed, Housing

The shocking cost of wasted prescription pills

Nursing facilities destroy millions of extra medications. But technology could help them recycle the drugs.
Posted In: pills, medication, pharmaceuticals

Going on a therapeutic shopping spree

Historically, flexible spending accounts had to be emptied by year's end. But you can roll over $500 to next year.
Posted In: health care, eyeglasses
Peter G. Peterson, co-founder of the Blackstone Group LP at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation 2011 Fiscal Summit.

Solution to rising healthcare costs could be simple

The Peterson Center on Healthcare – which is launching today – thinks so.
Posted In: healthcare, healthcare spending, lowering cost
Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

A diverse group will address inequity in Ferguson

Commission is given a big task: Make the region a “fairer place for everyone to live.”
Posted In: Ferguson, socioeconomic factors, unrest, commission
A row of luxury homes are seen near the Golden Gate Bridge in the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

What do foreign investors see in U.S. housing stock?

Luxury homes have been selling well of late, partly because of overseas investors.
Posted In: Housing, luxury houses, overseas investors, housing market

What will and won't be offered to undocumented workers

The President announced certain protections, but not healthcare coverage.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, undocumented immigrant, ACA
Gregory White, 7, who has cystic fibrosis, sits next to Dr. Charles Dumont, a Loyola University pediatric gastroenterologist.

How a $150 million investment turned into $3.3 billion

The Cystic Fibrosis foundation has sold its royalty rights to a drug it helped fund.
Posted In: drugs, drug testing, health insurers

A new product from a notorious name in entertainment

BitTorrent aims to give musicians the power to sell directly to fans.
Posted In: bittorrent, piracy

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