Dan Hurley (author)

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Dan Hurley (born November 11, 1957)[1] is an American health and medical journalist and author.[2][3][4] He has written several books and contributed pieces to the New York Times,[5] Wired, the Washington Post, Neurology Today and The Atlantic.[6]

Early life[edit]

Hurley studied at Beloit College in Wisconsin.[7] He went to Western Carolina University as well.


Hurley received the American Society of Journalists and Authors’ award for investigative journalism in 1995.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Hurley was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 18.[7] He currently resides in New Jersey with his family.


  • Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power New York : Hudson Street Press (2013) ISBN 978-1594631276 OCLC 849719216
  • Diabetes Rising: How a rare disease became a modern pandemic, and what to do about it New York : Kaplan (2011) ISBN 978-1607144588 OCLC 427608826
  • Natural Causes: Death, Lies, and Politics in America's Herbal Supplement Industry New York : Broadway Books (2006) ISBN 978-0767920421 OCLC 70122602
  • The 60-Second Novelist: What 22,613 People Taught Me About Life Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications (1999) ISBN 978-1558746923 OCLC 40948515
  • Can You Make Yourself Smarter?: New York Times (2012)


  1. ^ "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VL1T-5JT : 27 November 2014), Daniel J Hurley, 11 Nov 1957; citing San Diego, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
  2. ^ Henderson, Nancy Bearden. (2000-06-01). "Give Dan Hurley A Minute And He'll Write You A Novel." (pages 1 and 2). Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original (pages 1 and 2) on 2014-12-31. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
  3. ^ van Bakel, Rogier (November 1995). "Fast Fiction: Don't have time to read a book? Dan Hurley is America Online's first 60-second novelist". Wired. Archived from the original on 2014-12-31. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  4. ^ Campbell, Susan (1999-11-28). "'60-second Novelist' Visits Area". Hartford Courant. Archived from the original on 2014-12-31. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  5. ^ Hurley, Dan (April 22, 2012). "Can You Make Yourself Smarter?". New York Times Magazine. p. 38. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Articles by Dan Hurley". The Atlantic. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Tenderich, Amy (September 29, 2009). "Author Dan Hurley on Diabetes, Part 1: "Try Harder" is Not Enough!". Healthline. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Author Dan Hurley biography and book list". freshfiction.com. Retrieved 13 April 2016. 

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