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UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Presents the Ed Block Courage Award at the 2017 Dallas Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas returned as a presenting sponsor for the 2017 Flowserve Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon at AT&T Stadium on August 30. The annual event celebrates the beginning of the NFL season. During the luncheon, numerous awards are presented, including the Ed Block Courage Award presented by UnitedHealthcare. This year’s recipient was Jim Maurer, the […]

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UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group Donate $1 Million to Texas Communities Devastated by Hurricane Harvey

UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group have announced a donation of $1 million to support Texas communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. The company is working with key officials and stakeholders in Texas to determine how the funds can most effectively support relief efforts. “Our hearts go out to the millions of people affected by this devastating […]

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Make School Lunches Fun and Healthy

As another school year begins, many parents are challenged to figure out what to pack in their children’s lunch boxes. A fun, healthy lunch or after-school snack – including a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and proteins – doesn’t have to be time-consuming, stressful or more costly to prepare. Have your child help in […]

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Comparison Shop for Your Health Care

UnitedHealthcare believes making health care quality and cost information more accessible to all Americans will improve the health care system. Providing health care prices to consumers, health care professionals and other stakeholders could reduce U.S. health care spending by more than $100 billion during the next decade, according to a 2014 report by the Gary […]

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Keep Children Hydrated During Outdoor Play

Triple digit temperatures and heat advisories plague Texas summers. It’s especially critical for children to stay well-hydrated. They’re more susceptible to dehydration due to smaller skin surface areas and sweat glands that are not fully developed, making it more difficult for their bodies to cool themselves down. Also, children don’t always recognize the early stages […]

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Protect Your Health, Safety and Financial Well-Being While on Vacation

For many Texans, summer means trips to destinations both domestic and abroad. In fact, an all-time record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31, up from 224.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. Unfortunately, about 20 percent of people suffer from an illness or […]

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Manage Summer Stress with These Tips

Managing your family’s play, travel and work schedules during the summer can be stressful. According to United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings report, Texas ranks 5th in the U.S. when it comes to poor mental health days — days that people unfavorably assess their mental health, which can affect their well-being and quality of […]

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Five Tips for Creating a Culture of Wellness in the Workplace

Implementing a wellness program is not a new idea, but it is an important business decision that involves a company’s most valuable assets — its employees. Benefits of workplace wellness programs may include increased employee satisfaction, increased productivity, reduced attrition, lower absenteeism and lower medical costs. In fact, nearly 60 percent of employees with access […]

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