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Home » Newsroom » News Releases » 2007 News Releases
12/17/07 Walk from Obesity Honors Memory of Walk Founder, Bryan G. Woodward, with the Bryan G. Woodward Community Grant Program
12/10/07 Walk from Obesity Builds Unity across the United States
9/24/07 Help Raise Awareness of Obesity – Annual “Walk from Obesity” Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
9/24/07 Annual Tampa Bay Walk from Obesity Invites the Community to Walk and Raise Awareness of All Forms of Obesity
9/24/07 Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen Declares September 29, 2007 as “Walk to Prevent Obesity Day”
8/24/07 Obesity Action Coalition Calls on Insurers and Employers Increase Access to Obesity Management Services
7/17/07 ASBS Foundation and Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Set to Host 2007 “Walk from Obesity”
7/11/07 Obesity Action Coalition Releases “Understanding Obesity Stigma” Brochure
6/26/07 Obesity Action Coalition Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
6/21/07 Obesity Action Coalition President & CEO Testifies at Utah Hearing on Access to Obesity Interventions
3/26/07 Obesity Action Coalition Elects Jim Fivecoat as Chairman
1/27/07 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Eliminates IQ Testing Requirement for Those Seeking Weight-Loss Surgery
1/16/07 Obesity Action Coalition calls on Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee to Rescind Its IQ Testing Requirement for Those Seeking Weight-Loss Surgery