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

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Helping drug addicts kick the habit six months at a time

A new drug, in the final stages of approval by the FDA, could make it easier to give addicts medication without using pills and risking abuse.
Posted In: health care, pharmaceuticals, drugs, addiction
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Understanding the high cost of saying goodbye

Ten percent of all health care dollars are spent in the last year of life. Those final days are when the toughest, most costly decisions are made, and emotion can easily overrun decision making. Here's one man's story about the choices he made.
Posted In: death, health care
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From 'god-like' to team huddle: Training doctors for a new health care future

At medical schools across the country, more than 30,000 aspiring doctors are meeting their matches and finding out where they will spend the next several years as residents.
Posted In: doctors, Match Day, health care
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10 ways your teenager is using the Internet

Smartphone use by teens is skyrocketing. The Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project has new stats on how young people are using technology these days.
Posted In: Internet, mobile, smartphones, teenagers
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How much money does a closed school save?

Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Posted In: Philadelphia, schools, Education
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Historic highs still a thing of the past for Nasdaq

The tech-heavy index hasn't been this high in 12 years, but it's tech-bubble days remain the highest heights.
Posted In: NASDAQ, new york stock exchange, apple
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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
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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
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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
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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

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