Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The specialized devices have been linked to outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” in hospitals.

  • Mar 26, 2015

The aid worker contracted the virus while volunteering at a treatment facility in Sierra Leone.

  • Mar 16, 2015

The move follows a spate of drug-resistant infections traced to contaminated duodenoscopes.

  • Mar 12, 2015

New research from experts at Johns Hopkins finds that vaccination rates have plummeted in West Africa during the recent Ebola outbreak, leaving many young people vulnerable to diseases such as measles.

  • Mar 12, 2015

Sometimes-deadly infections traced back to the care of a device used to treat problems in the digestive tract.

  • Mar 5, 2015

WHO recommends less added sugar intake worldwide.

  • Mar 4, 2015

Doctors think the polio-like cases may be connected to last year’s outbreak of enterovirus D68.

  • Mar 2, 2015

The devices can be difficult to sterilize because of their intricate design.

  • Feb 19, 2015

California public health authorities are tracking down 179 patients who may have been exposed at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center after two people died following infection from contaminated medical scopes.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Researchers from Yale University believe they have deciphered the neurological mechanism that causes the “munchies.”

  • Feb 18, 2015
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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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