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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(far right) Scott Flannery, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO, led Monday’s panel discussion. Also appearing were (from left) Ken Hutchenrider Jr., Methodist Richardson Medical Center president, Dr. Eric Beshires, family medicine physician at Baylor University Medical Center, and Jenny Williams, manager of community outreach at Baylor Scott & White Health.

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Discusses the Future of Health Care in Garland

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO Scott Flannery joined other leading health professionals to discuss the future of health care in Garland on Feb. 26. The panel discussion was part of the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) series. Flannery spoke about the effects of health care at the legislative level, options […]

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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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(From left) Fort Bend Willowridge head football coach Richard Lazarou, Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph, UnitedHealthcare of Texas CEO Dave Milich and Fort Bend Willowridge High School principal Terence Hayden pose in front of the weight room equipment Joseph and UnitedHealthcare donated to the school.

Houston Texans Johnathan Joseph and UnitedHealthcare Donate Weight Room Equipment to Fort Bend Willowridge

Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph and UnitedHealthcare donated weight room equipment to Fort Bend ISD’s Willowridge High School to replace items damaged by mold last summer. Joseph joined UnitedHealthcare of Texas CEO Dave Milich, school leaders and athletes at a dedication ceremony on Feb. 13. Following brief remarks, Joseph provided the kids workout tips.

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UnitedHealthcare Partners with Youth Hope Association to Help Young Texans Fighting Cancer

UnitedHealthcare of South Texas is partnering with Youth Hope Association, a nonprofit dedicated to providing interactive programs to Houston-area pediatric hospital patients and their families. With UnitedHealthcare’s help, the organization hosts monthly themed parties at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, helping patients meet new friends and taking their minds off treatment. For more information, […]

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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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Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford addresses children at Voice of Hope Ministries at a ceremony introducing new gym equipment made possible by a $10,000 donation from UnitedHealthcare of North Texas. Listening are, (l-r), Scott Flannery, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas and Edward L. Franklin, President and CEO, Voice of Hope Ministries.

Dallas Cowboys’ Tyrone Crawford and UnitedHealthcare Donate Gym Equipment for Students at Voice of Hope Ministries

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford and UnitedHealthcare of North Texas recently teamed up to donate new gym equipment to Dallas’ Voice of Hope Ministries, a non-profit organization that provides after-school and out-of-school care to low income children from pre-k to 12th grade. Crawford joined UnitedHealthcare leaders at a dedication ceremony at Voice of Hope […]

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