Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Kroger, Wal-Mart pulling Mexican cilantro from shelves after feces found in growing fields.

  • Jul 29, 2015

In clinical trials, the drugs have shown an ability to reduce bad cholesterol levels by as much as 60 percent, even for some people taking statin drugs, which have been the standard medication for high cholesterol for decades.

  • Jul 24, 2015

FDA moves forward with controversial proposal to include “added sugars” on new Nutrition Facts label.

  • Jul 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve the first in a new group of pricey cholesterol drugs

  • Jul 21, 2015

Scientists have discovered that human screams occupy a unique part of the soundscape, previously thought to be irrelevant to communication.

  • Jul 16, 2015

The agency gave the food industry another year to meet rules aimed at better informing consumers.

  • Jul 9, 2015

New CDC study shows most Americans support raising the legal tobacco use age to 21.

  • Jul 7, 2015

FDA approves a new drug to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis. Eventually, it might help nearly half of the 30,000 people in the United States living with the deadly lung disease.

  • Jul 2, 2015

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s success demonstrates the potential payoffs and perils of “venture philanthropy.”

  • Jul 2, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last year reported that calls to poison centers across the country involving e-cigarettes had surged.

  • Jun 30, 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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