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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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Five Tips to Help Save on Health Care Expenses

Over the last 10 years, out-of-pocket health care costs for Americans have more than doubled, with medical expenses now accounting for 8 percent of annual household spending, according to the Consumer Expenditure Figures. With national health care spending now exceeding $3.2 trillion annually, it is crucial for Texans residents to become more thoughtful health care […]

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Wounded Veterans Pedaled 500-plus Miles Through Texas for the 2017 UnitedHealthcare Texas Challenge

More than 100 wounded veterans, first responders and their supporters departed from San Antonio Monday, April 3 for a 500-mile bicycle ride as part of the 2017 UnitedHealthcare Texas Challenge. The UnitedHealthcare Texas Challenge benefited the injured veteran riders of Project Hero, a national non-profit organization that helps veterans and first responders affected by injury, […]

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(from left) UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas COO Jillian Hamblin, Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph, T.H. Rogers School Principal Dave Muzyka, and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas Executive Director Rudy Guerra pose with UnitedHealthcare’s donation to T.H. Rogers School.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas and Houston Texans’ Johnathan Joseph Team Up for Special-Needs Students

Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph and UnitedHealthcare have teamed up to provide new playground equipment for special-needs students at Houston Independent School District’s T.H. Rogers School. UnitedHealthcare donated $11,000 to Joseph’s Dreambuilders program, which is part of a national non-profit organization that works with pro athletes across the country to help kids receive the items, […]

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UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual of Texas Announces New Chief Executives

UnitedHealthcare recently appointed Dave Milich and Scott Flannery to roles leading its commercial business in Texas and Oklahoma. Milich has been named Texas CEO, and Flannery was appointed CEO of North Texas and Oklahoma. A 20-year veteran of the industry, Dave previously served as CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s South Texas health plan. Before that, he provided […]

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It’s National Walking Day: Start Walking for Better Health!

Today is National Walking Day, and UnitedHealthcare encourages everyone to put on their shoes, hit the pavement and experience the many health benefits of walking – which may be one of the simplest and best ways to exercise. The American Heart Association established National Walking Day – the first Wednesday in April – in 2007, […]

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