Archive | May, 2017

Kids in the Kitchen

UnitedHealthcare-Sponsored Program is Teaching Kids how to Eat and Live Healthier Lives

  UnitedHealthcare of North Texas partners with the Junior League of Dallas to support Kids in the Kitchen, a nationally-recognized health education program that empowers kindergarteners through 5th graders to learn how to make healthy meals while also educating them and their parents about nutrition and healthy food choices. UnitedHealthcare’s assistance enables Junior League of […]

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Five Healthcare Trends to Watch

New technologies and programs are helping make health care more efficient and accessible for more Americans. Here are five health care trends to watch. Fitness Trackers: The wearable-technology market is booming; the industry’s value is expected to reach $31.2 billion by the end of 2020, according to a recent research report. This is good news […]

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Happy Mother’s Day: Five Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

Mother’s Day is an ideal time for families in Texas to think about expectant mothers’ and babies’ health, and raise awareness about how to increase the likelihood of a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. One out of 10 babies nationwide each year is born premature, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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The Good, Bad and Confusing: Sugar and Your Health

Since 1990, the rate of obesity among adults nationwide has increased more than 150 percent. In Texas, 32.4 percent of adults are obese, according to the latest America’s Health Rankings®  report. In recent years, there have been questions about carbohydrates and sugar as contributing factors to obesity. Low-carbohydrate diets have been touted as the key […]

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