Video game fan makes hobby her job at UnitedHealth

Take heart all you parents of video game-loving kids. It turns out you can make a career out of that. Arrianne Hoyland, 33, used to have a business analyst job at Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group, until a manager found out she was also an avid gamer. She's parlayed those skills into a job designing games that prod teens think more seriously about their health, MedCity News reports.
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Take heart all you parents of video game-loving kids. It turns out you can make a career out of that. Arrianne Hoyland, 33, used to have a business analyst job at Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group, until a manager found out she was also an avid gamer. She's parlayed those skills into a job designing games that prod teens think more seriously about their health, MedCity News reports.

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