May-June 2017 | Volume 100 | Issue 3
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Table of Contents
ON THE COVER
Drug prices are increasingly hard to swallow. Effective remedies prove elusive.
BY HOWARD BELL
A Minnesota allergist aims to build a better—and cheaper—drug injection device for people with severe food allergies.
BY SCOTT A. BRIGGS
The merits of MIIC
Minnesota’s immunization information system excels at population health surveillance.
BY ZEKE J. MCKINNEY, MD, MHI, MPH
Addressing the opioid epidemic in general medical settings
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY GAVIN BART, MD, PHD, FACP, DFASAM
Substance abuse and insomnia
BY MARK ROSENBLUM, PSYD, LP, CBSM
Tularemia in Minnesota: an emerging and underappreciated infection
BY TORY WHITTEN, MPH, JENNA BJORK, DVM, MPH, DAVE NEITZEL, MS, KIRK SMITH, DVM, PHD, MPH, MAUREEN SULLIVAN, MPH, AND JONI SCHEFTEL, DVM, MPH
Apples and oranges: Our drug pricing system does not compute.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER
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The changing landscape of drug abuse
What’s new? What can we do?
BY CAROL FALKOWSKI
Tackling addiction in primary care
In the exam room, providers can identify—and often treat—patients who need help with a substance use disorder.
BY BRIAN GRAHAN, MD, PHD
From the Island to Medical School
BY KIRSTEN LARSON, MS3