OAC Announces New FREE Online Educational Resource

Tampa, Fla. – On the heels of an unbelievably successful National Convention, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce the launch of a brand new FREE web-based educational program, “OAC’s Educational Webinar Series: Because Your Weight Matters – For Your Health.” To view the full news release, click here.



YWM2013 Breaks Attendance Records

Tampa, Fla. – More than 370 individuals from 32 states throughout the nation attended the Obesity Action Coalition’s 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention, Rise to the Challenge, in Phoenix earlier this month. Education, advocacy and support, the core principles of the OAC’s mission, were fully represented during this year’s Convention, tagged “YWM2013”...



OAC Calls on Boy Scouts of America to Revise BMI Policy

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is calling on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to revise its body mass index (BMI) criteria for participating in the BSA 2013 National Jamboree. Currently, the BSA’s policy excludes scouts with a BMI of 40 or higher from participating in the...



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