United Health Products, Inc. Adds New Member to Board of Directors

United Health Products, Inc. Adds New Member to Board of DirectorsColts Neck, NJ – December 19, 2012 – United Health Products, Inc.(OTCQB:UEEC) announced the addition of Nate Knight to its Board of Directors. Mr. Knight brings to the company years of business experience and knowledge of the Company's HemoStyp™ product. Nate was a principal in Med Spring, Inc., the company that originally developed the HemoStyp™ gauze product, later acquired by United Health Products, Inc. Mr. Knight, age 64, has been a public accountant for over 30 years, has owned and operated his own accounting business, has previously held a Series 7 license, and is currently employed as an internal auditor with Prime Alliance Bank. Dr. Forman stated, "Mr. Knight, with his years of accounting experience and particular knowledge of the product as well as its potential applications, is a welcome addition to the Board of Directors."

About United Health Products, Inc.
United Health Products, Inc. (UEEC) develops, manufactures, and markets a patent pending hemostatic gauze, for the healthcare and wound care sectors. The product, HemoStyp™, is derived from regenerated oxidized cellulose, which is all natural, and designed to absorb exudate/drainage from superficial wounds and helps control bleeding. UEEC is focused on ramping up sales in its current markets as well as identifying new markets and applications for its products and technologies. For more information on United Health Products, Inc. please visit: www.unitedhealthproductsinc.com.

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United Health Products, Inc.
Dr. Phillip Forman, 732-239-3444