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 Marian Cabanillas (far right) of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas distributed NERF Energy Game Kits to members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

UnitedHealthcare donated 150 NERF ENERGY Game Kits this week to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to encourage kids to become more active. The donation is part of a national initiative between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products that are designed to get kids moving through “exergaming.” Each kit features a NERF ENERGY […]

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Prescribed An Opioid? Ask Your Doctor (or Dentist) These Questions

If your doctor or dentist prescribes a pain reliever, take charge of your health and find out exactly what you are getting. UnitedHealth Group medical experts recommend you ask your doctor these questions about any opioid prescription. Common opioid brand names include Vicodin and Percocet. Why do I need this medicine? Ask your doctor for […]

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Brush Up On Dental Hygiene for Children’s Dental Health Month

Maintaining proper oral health matters more than just keeping a sparkling smile – it’s also important for good overall health. That is especially true for children, as decay in baby teeth can lead to speech problems, oral infections and damaged adult teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tooth decay is […]

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Five Digital Health Trends To Watch in 2018

Technology continues to change how Americans work and live, especially when it comes to health care. New advances are changing how health care is paid for and delivered, putting access to information at our fingertips and creating a more seamless health care experience. With that in mind, here are five digital health trends that consumers […]

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Why Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Are So Important

Every year, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, especially to exercise more, eat better and improve their health. However, many resolutions end in failure, with more than half of Americans giving up on their vows by the second week of February. But setting goals to maintain or improve your health is more than just […]

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UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation: Purchase a Holiday Gift and Benefit Children in Need

Give a gift that gives back this holiday season. UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is offering inspirational children’s storybooks, joke books, games and toys with 100 percent of the proceeds funding children’s medical grants. Gifts available through UHCCF include: Award-winning Oliver & Hope children’s storybooks Children’s joke books created by kids for kids Holiday cards designed […]

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UnitedHealthcare Integrates Wearable Devices from Samsung and Garmin into Motion Wellness Program

Wearable devices from Samsung and Garmin can now be used as part of UnitedHealthcare Motion™, a wellness program that offers people financial incentives for meeting daily walking goals. The Samsung Gear Fit2Pro and Gear Sport, as well as the Garmin vívosmart® 3, have been integrated and validated with Qualcomm Life’s 2net™ platform for medical-grade connectivity […]

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