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Walter Moreau, left, Executive Director of Foundation Communities Briefs, Aron Weisner, Vice President of Acquisitions, Enterprise Community Investment, Donald Langer, President of UnitedHealthcare Community and State of Texas and State Representative Elliott Naishtat, on the progress of construction of Capital Studios, a new affordable housing community being built in downtown Austin.

UnitedHealthcare launches Texas Housing Initiative to help people live healthier lives

When it comes to innovative thinking about how the nation’s health can be improved, UnitedHealthcare is broadening the boundaries of what previously has been considered “health related” factors. Texas is home to an innovative new initiative being spearheaded by UnitedHealthcare to address other life factors that may directly or indirectly affect a person’s health – […]

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: L to R, Laura Young and Patricia Serio share a laugh with patient Jesus Villanueva, 15.

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation grants 10,000th Medical Grant

Learning that your child has a chronic disease can be a devastating and life-changing event for any parent. Fortunately, for thousands of families, UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) has helped provide some peace of mind, at least financially. This month, UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation delivered its 10,000th child medical grant. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded grants valued […]

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Rewarding Quality and Excellence in Medical Care

If you have ever sat in on a healthcare treatment discussion among knowledgeable and well-respected medical professionals, you almost certainly have heard differences of opinion about how to treat certain conditions and even what those conditions may be. Quality medical care is and should be built around the latest scientific advances, regular screenings, medication adherence, […]

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dad & daughters at the beach

Mobile app helps travelers find health care in a pinch

By Tom Quirk, CEO, UnitedHealthcare North Texas It’s vacation season and whether it’s a seasonal bug or a minor injury, you want to be able to find medical help quickly when you’re traveling away from home. But, depending on where your vacation plans take you, you may not know where the nearest medical facility is […]

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Senior Health Rankings

Texas ranks 41st for seniors in America’s Health Rankings

“With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone,” quipped Oscar Wilde more than a century ago. This old adage may hold true for seniors around the state and nation, when it comes to their health and well being, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report: A Call […]

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Kid comedians wanted for World Smile Day joke book

Is your kid the silliest in San Antonio? The most hilarious in Houston? A young Dangerfield in Dallas? If so, we want their best whoppers for UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation’s annual joke book. The joke book, which features riddles and knock-knock jokes for kids by kids around the United States, is released each year on World Smile […]

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