OAC Debuts New FREE Your Weight Matters Campaign Poster for Healthcare Professionals

The OAC is excited to debut a brand new FREE resource for healthcare professionals – the Your Weight Matters Campaign Poster. The poster poses the question of “Is your weight impacting your health?” to patients, features a body mass index (BMI) chart and most importantly encourages individuals to take the Your Weight...



YWM2015 Scholarship Application Now Online!

Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2015 Your Weight Matters National Convention Scholarship Program – a program that helps those in financial need attend the OAC’s ground-breaking educational Convention, set to take place August 13-16 in San Antonio, Texas. This year, the...



Puerto Rican Officials Blame Parents of Children with Obesity, Consider Fines

The Obesity Society (TOS) and the OAC comment on a proposed bill in Puerto Rico to fine parents $500-$800 whose children are affected by the disease of obesity. To read TOS and OAC’s comment, please click here.



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