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Home » Newsroom » News Releases » 2012 News Releases
12/20/12 Obesity Community Applauds Senator Carper for Introducing the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2012
11/6/12 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
8/13/12 Ground-breaking Weight and Health Conference Set to Take Place in Dallas, Texas, October 25-28, 2012
7/17/12 Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) Commends Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their Continued Proactive Support and Approval of New Obesity Treatments
6/27/12 Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) Applauds FDA for Approval of New Obesity Drug
6/25/12 The Obesity Society (TOS) and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Comment on USPSTF Recommendation for Screening and Management of Obesity in Adults
4/12/12 Texas-based Hospital “Citizens Medical Center” Suspends Body Mass Index Employment Requirement
3/29/12 “Explore. Discover. Empower.” Obesity Action Coalition Unveils Plans to Host Inaugural Your Weight Matters Convention October 26-28, 2012 in Dallas, Texas
2/23/12 Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) Applauds FDA Advisory Committee Resounding Approval of QNEXA
1/3/12 Pam Davis, RN, CBN, Named Chairperson of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)
1/1/12 OAC Unveils New Membership Structure