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

Can Groupon revive the daily deal and itself?

As the company reports fourth quarter earnings, its new business model will be in the spotlight.
Posted In: groupon, Retail, coupons

Lumber stacks up big profits

Despite a 46 percent jump in softwood lumber prices, many timber companies are wary to head into the forests.
Posted In: lumber, housing market, construction

The Medicaid question: To expand or not expand

For states considering not to expand Medicaid, the program for the poor and disabled, it's all a numbers game.
Posted In: medicaid

Florida Medicaid switcheroo: Rick Scott backs down

One of the Affordable Care Act's fiercest critics, Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott has reversed courses and is dropping his opposition to expanding Medicaid.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, medicaid

Pardon me, is that an old Grey Poupon commercial?

Kraft dusts off its famous ad for the Oscars in a nostalgic attempt to cut the mustard.
Posted In: commercial, mustard, Grey Poupon, Oscars, Food

The economic benefits of mapping the human brain

President Obama wants to fund a project to look at how brain activity works. A decade of research could help create new devices and procedures.
Posted In: brain

How to fix hospital horror stories that start in the ICU

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is pioneering the ICU of the future to help keep the sickest patients from getting sicker.
Posted In: ICU, hospital

The self-reliance movement goes mainstream

With the world looking a lot more fragile, more people are taking their survival into their own hands -- and garages.
Posted In: survivalist, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

'Side Effects' tells a tale of medicine, big business and murder

Stephen Soderbergh's new psychopharmalogical thriller digs into the cozy relationship between doctors and drug companies.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, pills, Entertainment, film

NFL players hire Harvard for health study

The players will spend $100 million on a 10-year study to find out just how hazardous football is to their health.
Posted In: concussion, NFL, football


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