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Gregory Warner is a senior reporter for Marketplace, covering the business and economics of health care for the entire Marketplace portfolio. He’s taken on questions as varied as how drugs get named, how ineffective procedures become popular, and how politicians fuel a costly medical arms race.

Warner started at Marketplace in November of 2009. Previously, he freelanced radio stories from conflict zones such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and DR Congo. Before becoming a radio reporter, he lived in New York working as an investigator of police brutality and a jazz pianist in a piano bar.

Warner’s favorite interviews are ones where he takes a journey with people. Recent examples include jogging with a homeless persons’ running club in Philadelphia, enduring ‘empathy training’ with call center reps in Ky., and undergoing fear-based alcoholism treatment in Moscow.

Warner holds a degree in English from Yale. In 2009, he was awarded Best News Feature from the Third Coast International Audio Festival for a Marketplace and Homelands Productions profile of a Congolese miner. He also has two Edward R. Murrow awards and awards from Associated Press, Sigma Delta Chi (from the Society for Professional Journalists), New York Festivals and PRNDI.

Warner was born in New York and currently resides in Philadelphia. In his free time, he enjoys biking, Werner Herzog films, and making up songs for his 8-month-old son.

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Features by Gregory Warner

What's causing a national drug shortage?

Congress will convene with doctors, hospitals and drugmakers today to talk about what to do about the drug shortage in this country right now.
Posted In: Health

Obama jobs plan could bring painful cuts to health care

President Obama will announce today how he will pay for his $447 billion jobs plan, and Medicare and Medicaid are on the table. But what's left to cut, and will it help or hurt the health care industry?
Posted In: Health

A medical mecca rises in suburban Detroit

And creates thousands of health care jobs. But at what cost?
Posted In: Health

Animated Short: The Amazing Health Care Arms Race

At the crossroads of our national debate about jobs and our national debate about health care debt... Is the (fictional) city of Hobbs. Its ...
Posted In: animation, cartoon, dr suess, drsuess, Health, health care, Jobs, medicaid, Medicare, politics, video

Did 9/11 make America less safe from natural disasters?

Has the shift in funding and disaster preparedness -- away from natural disasters and towards counter-terrorism -- made America less prepared for Mother Nature?

Who to blame for market mess?

Europe's debt, anemic unemployment claims and general economic malaise all took the fall for the Dow's 500 point drop. But in reality, we'll never know the real culprit.
Posted In: Wall Street

Kraft Foods to carve itself in two

In a push to increase profits, one company will spotlight snacks while the other will focus on the sit-down meal market
Posted In: Food

QUIZ: Do you have what it takes to work in a call center?

Ever wondered the best time to call customer service so you don't have to wait on hold so long? While reporting on a story for Marketplace, I pu...
Posted In: quiz

Gay marriage -- or else

More than 700 gay and lesbian couples will marry on Sunday in New York, the first day they legally can marry in the state. Thousands more will follow. But not all will be marrying just for love. Some are being told they have to.
Posted In: Health

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