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Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


FDA starts new ad campaign targeted at minority youth

  • Oct 6, 2015

William Campbell had a eu­reka moment in 1975 while testing a new medicine for animals.

  • Oct 5, 2015

FDA orders new studies on medical scopes linked to outbreaks

  • Oct 5, 2015

Numerous ingredients, from synthetic molecules developed in a lab to naturally occurring substances in cocoa and grapes, are being studied.

  • Oct 5, 2015

We spoke with Daniel Webster, who directs the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, about his view that gun violence is best viewed as an urgent public health problem.

  • Oct 2, 2015

Hillary Clinton weighs in on FDA approval of OxyContin for children

  • Oct 2, 2015

What do you get for the 101-year-old who has everything?

  • Sep 29, 2015

New study maps the large, complex networks of research it takes to arrive at the discovery of life-saving drugs.

  • Sep 24, 2015

Researchers find that sex does not generally trigger a heart attack.

  • Sep 22, 2015

The agency has received more than 5,000 reports about complications involving Essure.

  • Sep 21, 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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