Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Tainted injections from Mass. compounding pharmacy were linked to 64 deaths in 2012.

  • Dec 17, 2014

The two dozen risky microbes were found during an inventory, but officials say that no one was at risk.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Vivek Murthy overcomes NRA opposition and questions about his experience to win confirmation.

  • Dec 15, 2014

The confirmation, which was opposed by the gun lobby, comes as the Senate considers a final batch of Obama nominees ahead of the GOP takeover.

  • Dec 15, 2014

Congressional investigators say that uncooperative terrorism suspects faced rectal rehydration and feeding.

  • Dec 9, 2014

The FDA announced new labeling rules to better inform doctors and patients about potential risks of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

  • Dec 3, 2014

The current policy was put in place in 1983 amid worries that HIV could pose a risk to the blood supply.

  • Nov 29, 2014

Of 5,000 hospitals, dozens have volunteered to treat people infected with the virus. Reluctance stems from costs of care and fear of unwanted attention.

  • Nov 28, 2014

Rule applies to array of operations, including chain restaurants, movie theaters and vending machines.

  • Nov 24, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration strengthened its warnings against the use of a controversial uterine surgical technique that spreads cancers.

  • Nov 24, 2014
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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.
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