Picturing pesticide exposure, new life for old drugs, biomonitoring for toxic chemicals.

Disposal Proposal

Duluth officials find it's easier to collect unused drugs than get rid of them.

Think Globally, Eat Locally

St. Luke's Hospital's food procurement and waste management practices have become a national model for eco-friendly food service.

Chemical Clues

A unique grand rounds focuses on the health effects of toxic exposures.

End Notes

My Mentor

By Hector Michelena, M.D.

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Cover Story

Waste Not

By Richard Broderick

Managing Minnesota's hazardous medical waste is a complicated task.

Clinical and Health Affairs

What Physicians Can Do to Reduce Occupational and Incidental Pesticide Exposure: A Guide to Best Practices

By Neal Holtan, M.D., M.P.H., Marion Warwick, M.D., M.P.H., and Bruce Bomier, M.P.H.


The Role of the Environment in Pediatric Practice in Minnesota: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices

By Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P., Christine Ziebold, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Jeffrey S. Schiff, M.D., M.B.A., David Wallinga, M.D., M.P.A., Patricia McGovern Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., and Charles N. Oberg, M.D., M.P.H.


Prenatal Environmental Exposures and Child Health: Minnesota’s Role in the National Children’s Study

By Wendy L. Hellerstedt, M.P.H., Ph.D.; Patricia M. McGovern, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.; Patricia Fontaine, M.D., M.S.; Charles N. Oberg, M.D., M.P.H.; Jill E. Cordes, R.N., B.S.N.


Editor's Note

Minimizing the Mess


MMA Viewpoint

How Things Work


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