Brady Dennis
Brady Dennis
Reporter

Brady Dennis is a national reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on food and drug issues. He previously spent years covering the nation’s economy, from the foreclosure epidemic in Florida to the fight on Capitol Hill over how to rein in risky behavior on Wall Street. Dennis was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for a series of explanatory stories about the financial crisis. Before that, he was a reporter for the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, where he received the 2006 Ernie Pyle Award for human-interest writing for a series of stories called “300 Words.” He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Latest by Brady Dennis

FDA warns against common procedure to remove uterine fibroids

FDA warns against common procedure to remove uterine fibroids

The agency says the surgery risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman’s body.

Mass. cannot ban FDA-approved painkiller, judge rules

Federal law trumps state’s ability to prohibit approved drugs from reaching patients.

Ban some pain-killers? Here are 6 common opioids.

The FDA’s approval of a controversial new painkiller, Zohydro, added more fuel to a long-running fight over how to treat people with chronic pain while not exacerbating the nation’s prescription drug epidemic.

Can a state ban an FDA-approved drug?

Can a state ban an FDA-approved drug?

A U.S. judge is set to rule on an attempt by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to ban a new painkiller.