OAC Awards More than $10,000 in Scholarships for YWM2014

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to announce that it has awarded 13 Convention Scholarships to individuals from across the country, providing them the opportunity to take part in the 3rd AnnualYour Weight Matters National Convention – September 25-28 in Orlando, FL. To view the full news release,...



OAC and the YMCA of Central Florida Partner to Offer FREE One-day Health and Wellness EXPO

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce that Orlando residents will have the exciting opportunity to learn more about their weight and health, receive a free health screening and much more during the YWM Healthy Living EXPO, open...



OAC Launches Convention Scholarship Program

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) launched the Convention Scholarship Program giving individuals the opportunity to attend the nation’s PREMIER Convention that empowers and arms individuals with evidence-based education to help them successfully manage their weight and health – OAC’s Your Weight MattersNational Convention. The OAC’s 3rd Annual Convention...



OAC Unveils Unprecedented Agenda of Weight-related Topics and Line-up of World Renowned Experts for YWM2014

Tampa, Fla. – The OAC – the nation’s most powerful voice impacting individuals struggling with the disease of obesity and weight-related issues – released the complete educational program for its 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention taking place September 25 – 28 in Orlando, Fla. With more than 50 educational topics,...



YWM2014 Details Released!

OAC Releases Pricing Information, Registration Date Opening and Theme for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention Tampa, Fla. – Today, the OAC released new and exciting information on its 3rd Annual National Convention, including registration pricing details, the official opening date of registration, this year’s Convention theme and much more! This year’s Convention,...



YWM2014 Room Block Now Open

The OAC is very excited to bring the 3rd Annual Convention to Orlando, Fla., September 25 – 28, 2014! The 2014 Convention will be held at the beautiful Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, which is perfectly situated in the middle of all the action in the number one tourist destination in...



YWM2014 Room Block Open 1/21!

The OAC is excited to announce that the room block for the 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention will open in less than one week on Tuesday, January 21st! To learn more about this exciting news, click here.



Governor Thompson Brings Together Healthcare Groups for Partnership to Treat Obesity

Former Governor of Wisconsin and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Tommy G. Thompson, Brings Together Healthcare Organizations to Partner on Increasing Access to Safe and Effective Obesity Treatments  Atlanta, GA – Today, more than 93 million Americans are impacted by the disease of obesity; however, a majority of...



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”...



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...



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