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...



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...



Less than 100 days Until the YWM Convention

Tampa, Fla. – Early-bird registration for the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention will end on Monday, May 20. Individuals interested in attending the premier educational event on weight and health can still secure a Full Convention Registration for only $95. To view more of this news release, click here.



“Rise to the Challenge”

Tampa, Fla. – This week marks the opening of registration for the Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) 2013 Your Weight Matters National Convention – “Rise to the Challenge.” This year’s Convention will take place August 15 – 18 in Phoenix at the beautiful Arizona Grand Resort & Spa. To view more of this...



March 2013 – News from the OAC

Your Weight Matters 2013 Convention Launch Set for March 11th The Your Weight Matters National Convention has set the mark for the premier educational event offering attendees the latest evidence-based information on weight and health. On March 11th, the OAC will unveil ALL the details for the 2013 Convention. From Convention...



Your Weight Matters Convention set for August 15-18, 2013, in Phoenix

OAC’s Your Weight Matters NATIONAL Convention set for August 15-18, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce the date and location of the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention. The Convention will take place August 15 – 18, 2013 in Phoenix at the Arizona Grand...



OAC Hosts Successful Convention

Obesity Action Coalition’s Your Weight Matters National Convention “Explore. Discover. Empower.” Provides Ground-breaking Education to Hundreds of Individuals Concerned with Weight and Health Tampa, Fla. – In late October, Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) members from more than 34 states gathered in Dallas, Texas, for a ground-breaking health and weight educational convention. The Convention...



November 2012 – News from the OAC

Obesity Action Coalition Honors Extraordinary Members at 1st Annual OAC Awards Dinner On October 27, during the Your Weight Matters Inaugural Convention, the OAC recognized some of our outstanding members at the 1st Annual OAC Awards Dinner. The OAC presented six members with the following OAC awards based on...



October 2012 – News from the OAC

OAC and Obesity PPM Webinar 5 Download Now Available On Sept. 13, the OAC and Obesity PPM hosted webinar 5, “Community & Lifestyle Planning and Obesity.” This webinar provided an in-depth look at the relationship between community planning, an active lifestyle and obesity prevention. Our guest speaker for this...



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