Deputy Managing Editor, Print and Operations

David Dahl

David Dahl chooses and edits page one stories and oversees newsroom operations. Dahl also has been closely involved in our transformation to a multi-platform news source and helped as a liaison with business operations at the Globe.

Latest stories

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Cancer patient struggles with life after seeming cure

By Bob Tedeschi , STAT

An immunotherapy drug that wasn’t even approved for her cancer saved her life. Now she faces a complex set of emotions in learning to live again.

How many doctors have received payments from opioid makers? Look here

By Ed Silverman , STAT

Boston researchers find one in 12 docs have accepted payments from drug makers that sell prescription opioid painkillers.

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87 experimental therapies for glioblastoma are in the works. Some might help McCain now

By Sharon Begley , STAT

“We’ve learned a tremendous amount about the biology of this cancer,” said Dr. David Reardon, director of neuro-oncology at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Opioids could kill tens of thousands in the next decade

By Max Blau , STAT

Deaths from opioids have been rising sharply, and overdoses already kill more Americans under age 50 than anything else.