YWM2013 – Rise to the Challenge

Tampa, Fla. –Recently, the American Medical Association brought heightened attention to the obesity health crisis in our country by classifying obesity a disease. With this monumental step forward, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is shifting the focus on the individual affected and invites ALL Americans who struggle with their weight...



OAC in the News

The OAC received a great deal of media attention this week regarding the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act and the American Medical Association’s classification of obesity as a disease. To view the various media stories covering the OAC and these two topics, please click the below links: CNN  Newsmax...



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...




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