2014 News Releases

YWM2014 Breaks Attendance Record!
in 2014 News Releases, News Releases on October 6, 2014

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) welcomed more than 500 attendees to Orlando last month for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention (YWM2014), Together We S.H.I.N.E. Convention attendees experienced three full days of evidence-based education on topics such as food addiction, mindful eating, weight-loss options and much more. In addition to the
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OAC Calls on Tech Giants to Remove Fat-shaming Apps
in 2014 News Releases, News Releases on August 26, 2014

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming
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OAC Awards More than $10,000 in Scholarships
in 2014 News Releases, News Releases on August 14, 2014

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to announce that it has awarded 13 Convention Scholarships to individuals from across the country, providing them the opportunity to take part in the 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention – September 25-28 in Orlando, FL. This year, the OAC launched the Convention Scholarship
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OAC Launches Convention Scholarship Program
in 2014 News Releases, News Releases on June 25, 2014

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) launched the Convention Scholarship Program giving individuals the opportunity to attend the nation’s PREMIER Convention that empowers and arms individuals with evidence-based education to help them successfully manage their weight and health – OAC’s Your Weight Matters National Convention. The OAC’s 3rd Annual Convention takes place
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OAC Applauds AMA on Supporting Patient Access
in 2014 News Releases, News Releases on June 11, 2014

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) applauds the American Medical Association (AMA) on supporting patient access to evidence-based treatments for the disease of obesity. The passage of AMA’s Resolution 111 – Patient Access to Evidence-based Obesity Services allows for the AMA to support advocacy efforts to improve access to evidence-based obesity treatments
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