Health Plans Often Stand in the Way of Obesity Care

Health Plans Often Stand in the Way of Obesity Care New Orleans, La. New research in two separate studies presented at ObesityWeek demonstrates that health plans often stand in the way of obesity care. In one study, researchers from Harvard, ConscienHealth, and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) found that Americans...



Weight Shaming Falls as Medical View of Obesity is Growing

Weight Shaming Falls as Medical View of Obesity is Growing New Orleans, La. – New research, sponsored by the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), presented at ObesityWeek 2016 indicates that weight shaming is less common as the public comes to understand that obesity is a serious medical condition. Between 2013 and...



Obesity Action Alert – November 2016

Feature Story: OAC Joins National Obesity Care Week and “Takes 5″ for Obesity The second National Obesity Care Week (NOCW), marked October 30th – November 5th, is taking place right NOW! NOCW seeks to ignite a national movement to ensure that everyone affected by obesity receives comprehensive and respectful...




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