Issue 11

From the Directors 2
Executie Committee 3
International Year of Planet Earth 5
Why eating dirt can be good for you 7
Medical Geology Forum, Malaysia 9, 12
Geogenic disease in the Gangetic Plain 10
Lithium in groundwater and suicide mortality 13
Malignancies in Sweden after Chernobyl 14
Ecological and medical habitat quality assessment 16
US NRC report: Earth materials and health: Research priorities 19
IMGA and GSA Geology and Health division 22
2nd Hemispheric Medical Geology conference, Brazil 24
New Distance Education course in Medical Geology 25