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.

Features By Dan Gorenstein



GE to spin off credit card business

General Electric plans to spin off its highly profitable credit card business, which made the company $2.2 billion last year.
Posted In: General Electric, Credit card

NFL will pay $765M to settle head injury lawsuits

Former players and their families will receive a massive payout, but the NFL has admitted no wrongdoing.
Posted In: NFL, lawsuits, sports injuries

8.5 million Americans love sleeping pills: CDC

A look at the modestly growing market for sleeping pills in the U.S.
Posted In: sleep, pharmaceuticals

Wal-Mart to provide benefits to partners of gay employees

The nation's largest employer will give healthcare benefits to same-sex partners of full-time employees starting next year.
Posted In: Walmart, gay rights, employee benefits

It's the return of the debt ceiling debate

Brace yourself. The debt ceiling showdown is coming back.
Posted In: debt ceiling, Congress

Cancer drugs are big money for big pharma

Amgen and AstraZeneca have both snapped up smaller firms that make cancer drugs.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, cancer, drugs

'Trump University' sued for $40 million by New York attorney general

Donald Trump's for-profit university made false claims according to New York's attorney general.
Posted In: donald trump, Eric Schneiderman, for-profit colleges

Getting to know the sickest patients

Researchers are trying to understand why so-called "super utilizers" keep coming back to the hospital over and over again. Finding answers could cut health costs dramatically.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

Another Obamacare delay: Out-of-pocket limits pushed to 2015

A key consumer protection of the Affordable Care Act that limits out-of-pocket expenses that a consumer might have to pay for their own health care has been pushed back until 2015.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

AmEx's plan to lure gamers: Partner with 'League of Legends'

American Express will reveal a line of "League of Legends"-themed debit cards, in which cardholders can earn rewards points for in-game currency.
Posted In: american express, league of legends, video games, gamification


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