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

Weighing the true cost of childcare

With childcare costs on the rise, it may be more affordable for some parents to stay home with the kids. But there are hidden costs.
Posted In: childcare, children, Money Matters

Insurance exchanges get the PR treatment

The federal government has signed on with an ad agency for a $3 million campaign to promote insurance exchanges.
Posted In: health insurance

Jobs numbers in the spotlight

When it comes to all of the different indicators used to measure the country’s economic health, especially during the election year, the unemployment rate is the Big Man on Campus.
Posted In: jobs report, economic indicators

Small businesses vie for campaign customers

Presidential debates are designed to help voters decide who to support, but if you run a small business that does political work, more often than not, you’ve got to pick sides too.
Posted In: 2012 election, Small Business

Massachusetts and the high price of health care

Six years after sweeping health care reform, Massachusetts is still struggling to lower the cost of care.
Posted In: health care insurance, health care, Massachusetts, health care reform law

Walmart arms itself with vaccines

The giant discounter will soon begin offering a slew of shots aimed at boosting its health care business.
Posted In: Walmart, vaccine, health care

With home building up, will McMansions return?

Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?
Posted In: home, building, construction, Housing, megamansion, luxury

A work-around for sanctions in Syria

There are lots of ways that U.S. companies get around sanctions in foreign countries. But the trail isn't easy to follow.
Posted In: syria, sanctions

Cigar smoking among black high schoolers on the rise

American teens are smoking cigarettes less these days. But the number of black high school students who smoke cigars has nearly doubled in recent years.
Posted In: African American, cigars, cigarettes

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