(May 29, 2013) – Seniors who live in Minnesota are the nation’s healthiest, reflecting both individual health and access to key health and community resources, according to the inaugural edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities.
(Dec. 11, 2013) – Americans are making considerable progress in their overall health, according to United Health Foundation's 2013 America's Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.
(Sept. 17, 2012) – Research published today in the journal Pediatrics (October 2012) illustrates that JOIN for MESM, a community-based pediatric obesity lifestyle intervention program developed by UnitedHealth Group, resulted in clinically significant reduction in excess weight and improved health-related quality of life among overweight and obese children.
(May 10, 2012) – The majority of consumers believe video games should encourage physical activity and that “physically active” video games can complement traditional exercise, according to a new survey released today by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH).
(Mar. 12, 2012) - This report finds that a majority of physicians are utilizing genetic testing. It presents new findings on how genetic tests can help diagnose disease, target prevention, and ensure that patients receive the medicines that will best treat their conditions.
(June 19, 2013) – A new study released today by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) and the Optum Institute finds that volunteering is linked to better physical, mental and emotional health.
(Jan. 8, 2011) - This report describes the results of a study conducted to examine family caregivers’ receptivity to technology. In particular, the study assessed how helpful 12 technologies would be in supporting caregivers or helping them provide care. These 12 technologies can be viewed as characteristic of the types of technologies that might be attractive to technology‑using family caregivers. The study also delved into barriers to the use of technology, factors influencing use of technology, and trusted sources of information about technology.
(May 2, 2013) - UnitedHealthcare’s 100@100 survey provides a snapshot into the lives of centenarians. This year, in addition to 100 100-year-olds, we polled baby boomers ages 60-65 to examine how the attitudes and lifestyles of Americans entering their retirement years compare to those who have held the title of “senior citizen” for 35 years or more.
(April 23, 2013) - The integration of eye care with diabetes management has been well documented. Eye care professionals can identify persons with diabetes and partner with primary care providers in the care of their disease.
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