The OAC’s Convention Scholarship Fund: A Dream Becomes a Reality
in OAC Blog on May 4, 2016

A longtime dream for the OAC became a reality in 2012 when we hosted the organization’s Inaugural Your Weight Matters National Convention in Dallas, Texas. A meeting that was truly the first of its kind, the OAC’s Convention has grown to be the leading patient educational event that brings high-quality, evidence-based education intended for the
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Calls on TNT to Suspend Charles Barkley for Stigmatizing Comments Toward Individuals Affected by the Disease of Obesity
in 2016 News Releases, News Releases on May 3, 2016

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), a more than 52,000 member-strong organization, is calling on TNT to suspend Charles Barkley for his latest weight bias-fueled comments made during a recent Inside the NBA broadcast on TNT. “Unfortunately, Mr. Barkley has once again taken the low road and targeted women in San Antonio for
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