OAC Applauds the American Medical Association on Supporting Patient Access to Evidence-based Treatments

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) applauds the American Medical Association (AMA) on supporting patient access to evidence-based treatments for the disease of obesity. The passage of AMA’s Resolution 111 – Patient Access to Evidence-based Obesity Services allows for the AMA to support advocacy efforts to improve...



OAC Releases Spanish Version of the Your Weight Matters Campaign Toolkit

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the OAC announced the release of its Spanish version of the highly-successful Your Weight Matters Campaign toolkit. “With more than 42 percent of the U.S. Hispanic population impacted by the disease of obesity, we felt it was imperative to offer the Campaign and its contents to this population,”...



OAC, Rudd Center and TOS Release Media Guidelines

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and The Obesity Society (TOS) released newly-drafted guidelines aimed at educating media representatives on how to appropriately discuss the disease of obesity in the media. The guidelines focus on areas of journalistic reporting...



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