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The Fall 2022 Issue of OAC’s Weight Matters Magazine is Available to Download!
in Education, OAC Blog on November 11, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to present our most popular resource: Weight Matters Magazine. One of the most celebrated benefits of OAC’s Premium Access Membership add-on, this quarterly publication offers a variety of articles designed to educate readers on all topics concerning weight and health. Delivered directly to your mailbox four times a
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Chair of Obesity Action Coalition Awarded The Obesity Society’s Presidential Medal of Distinction at ObesityWeek® 2022
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on November 8, 2022

  The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is honored to announce Chair Patricia Nece, JD, was awarded The Obesity Society’s (TOS) Presidential Medal of Distinction at ObesityWeek® 2022. Ms. Nece was recognized for her courage in advocating for people with obesity. As a dedicated member of the Obesity Action Coalition and Chair of the OAC National Board
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Recap: Understanding OAC’s Advocacy Focuses
in Education, Events, OAC Blog on September 21, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) first Advocacy Town Hall session kicked off last week with OAC’s President & CEO Joe Nadglowski’s presentation on Understanding OAC’s Advocacy Focuses.  The presentation began with the question, “Why advocate?” The answer is simple – we need to fight for the change we deserve.  To truly fix a societal problem,
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OAC Fights Back Against Weight Bias and Bullying During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
in Education, OAC Blog on September 1, 2022

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is dedicating this month to educating and supporting children affected by obesity and their families, and fighting back against childhood obesity bullying.  What is Childhood Obesity?  Childhood obesity affects one in five children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood.
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OAC Debuts Advocacy Town Hall Series
in Education, Events, OAC Blog on August 30, 2022

Have you ever wanted to be an advocate for yourself and others, or learn more about advocacy? Well, the OAC’s brand-new Advocacy Town Hall Series is the perfect opportunity for you!  The Obesity Action Coalition is excited to announce the launch of our Advocacy Town Hall Series! Inspired by the momentum built during our advocacy
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