Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
A majority of the nation's states either declined or failed to improve in nearly two dozen health indicators from 2007 to 2012, a new report said.
The makers of a new kind of plastic lid are hoping to ride the trend of specialty coffee with a cup cover that maximizes aroma from to-go cups.
Oregon's deeply troubled state-run Obamacare exchange votes to have the federal exchange HealthCare.gov take over enrollment for residents.
The electronic cigarette industry reacted positively to proposed FDA regulations which could bring further legitimacy to the nicotine vapor devices.
The federal patient privacy watchdog obtained a $1.7 million settlement for lax data security practices from a leading health treatment provider. This may only be a taste of things to come.
A massive dump of data about Medicare reimbursements to physicians raised eyebrows for the millions paid to some doctors, but the data aren't perfect.
Releasing data about Medicare reimbursements to doctors could have led to cost savings in the past, but legal rulings kept it hidden for 35 years.