Obesity Community Supports the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2013

Tampa, Fla. – On June 19, 2013, U.S. Senators, Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and U.S. Representatives, Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Ron Kind (D-WI), introduced the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act. “This legislation will provide Medicare recipients and their healthcare providers with meaningful tools to treat and...



OAC Debuts New Blog Series on Weight Bias

Tampa, Fla. – On June 1, the OAC unveiled a new blog series, authored by Melinda J. Watman, BSN, MSN, CNM, MBA, on the topic of weight bias. The series takes an in-depth look at weight bias, perceptions about weight, personal relationships with weight and much more. To view more of...



YWM 2013 Offers Americans Evidence-based Strategies to Improve Weight and Health

Tampa, Fla. – The road to weight-loss and weight management is often paved with confusing and misleading messaging, which makes improving health quite challenging. More than 93 million Americans face this challenge each and every day, but the nation’s leading weight and health charity, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), is...




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