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1888 Cause of Death chart

What killed Minnesotans in 1888, what killed them in 2016, and why it changed

For one thing, no doctor would write “diseases of insane” on a death certificate today.

Household spray cleaners and other common petroleum-based products

Half of air pollution in cities may come from household cleaners and other consumer products, study suggests

The specific pollutants cited in the study are known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Dr. Peter Stiles

Dr. Peter Stiles: To treat chronic pain, focus on the patient rather than the pain

Today, pain-management physicians are helping chronic-pain patients avoid opioids in favor of a range of treatment options designed to address pain at its root cause.