Tag Archives: health

Gum Disease Increases Risk of Mental Health Problems by 37%

A collaborative study1,2 64,379 people’s medical records discovered that patients with periodontal disease have a 37% higher risk of developing mental health illness. The research team from the University of Birmingham also found that 60,995 had gingivitis and 3,384 had periodontitis.3 The data from these individuals were compared against 251,161 healthy individuals without any record… Read More »

How Linoleic Acid Wrecks Your Health

This article was previously published December 27, 2020, and has been updated with new information. In this interview, Tucker Goodrich and I discuss what will be the topic of my next book, namely linoleic acid (LA), which I believe is likely the leading contributing cause of virtually all chronic diseases we’ve encountered over the last… Read More »

Texas school shooting highlights complexity of race, bullying and mental health

Loading the player… New details of a recent shooting that left four people injured at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas, reveal that bullying may have triggered this tragic event.  According to Arlington Assistant Police Chief Kevin Kolbye in a Wednesday afternoon news conference, the violent attack stemmed from a fight caught on video that… Read More »

Optum inks deal with largest health system to date, SSM Health

Dive Brief: Optum is partnering with nonprofit hospital operator SSM Health in a bid to leverage technology to expand access to healthcare in the Midwest, the latest in deals UnitedHealth’s health services business has made with major health systems to boost back-end functions. Under the 10-year deal beginning in 2022, Optum will support some of… Read More »