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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

East Coast port strike looms

The stuff we all buy – shoes, clothes, tools and nails – could all be harder to come by starting soon. Longshoremen on the East Coast and shipping companies and port operators have until midnight Sunday to work out a new contract.
Posted In: ports, strike

Toyota agrees to $1 billion settlement

The automaker Toyota has agreed to one of the largest settlements in automotive history. Pending court approval, the company will pay more than $1 billion to resolve a class-action lawsuit related to unintended acceleration.
Posted In: Toyota, car, settlement

Holiday sales grow at weakest pace since 2008

Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.
Posted In: Retail, holiday shopping, Hurricane Sandy

New taxes take effect to fund Affordable Care Act

Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, Taxes, health insurance

Congress contemplates temporary fix to avoid fiscal cliff

President Obama and lawmakers have left Washington for Christmas. But with no fiscal cliff deal in sight, Congress may end up with a working holiday.
Posted In: fiscal cliff

Businesses help Newtown residents return to normal

Where do people go to celebrate after the big game? Where do they go for late-night snacks, or a greasy cheeseburger? The same place they go to commiserate together. In Newtown, Connecticut the all-night diner the Blue Colony is one of those places.
Posted In: Newtown, local business

Businesses create community in Newtown

Pet stores and pizza parlors offer more than goods and services in the wake of the tragedy.
Posted In: Newtown

States must make health care decisions

The deadline for states to decide whether they'll run their own insurance exchanges is looming.
Posted In: health exchange

A job market for vets helping vets

Thousands of veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan need counseling and their fellow soldiers are helping to meet the demand.
Posted In: veterans, trauma, mental health, PTSD

Cracking the codes of the new bible of mental disorders

An updated version of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual could mean new winners and losers in the healthcare industry.
Posted In: hoarding, disorders

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