New Study Finds that Many People with Obesity Consider Themselves Healthy Despite Having Obesity-related Comorbidities

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 – Initial data from Awareness, Care & Treatment In Obesity Management (ACTION), the first nationwide U.S. study to investigate barriers to obesity management, will be presented on November 6 at ObesityWeek 2015, the 3rd annual combined congress of the American Society for Metabolic and...



Obesity Action Alert – November 2015

Feature: Join the OAC in Celebrating National Obesity Care Week this November 1-7! Let’s get serious about treating obesity! The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is joining alongside more than 35 leading U.S. health organizations to participate in National Obesity Care Week — a newly launched public education initiative taking...



OAC Calls on Health and Beauty Retailers to Remove “fatgirl” Product Line from Store Shelves

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, are encouraging health and beauty retailers nationwide to remove all BlissWorld, LLC, “fatgirl” products, such as “fatgirlslim,” “fatgirlsleep,” “fatgirlscrub” and others from store shelves and Web sites, as they greatly perpetuate weight bias and stigmatization. “The ‘fatgirl’ line of products...




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