Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


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

Mobile stroke units shaving crucial minutes off response times in Texas, Ohio

  • Feb 11, 2015

121 people now have the highly contagious disease.

  • Feb 9, 2015

Stephen Ostroff, the FDA’s chief scientist, will be acting commissioner until a successor is named.

  • Feb 5, 2015

Even as the number of infections in West Africa drops, health officials must redouble their efforts.

  • Feb 4, 2015

President Obama’s budget is seeking $83.8 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Feb 2, 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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