OAC in the News

2015 News Articles Featuring the OAC

Chicago Tribune – “Obesity is Not a Curable Condition”
HCP Live – “FDA Approves New Obesity Treatment” 
YAHOO! Finance –  “Eisai Launches New Savings Card to Increase Access and Affordability of BELVIQ®”
Reuters – “Eisai Launches New Savings Card to Increase Access and Affordability of BELVIQ®”
Today’s Medical Developments – “Medical Device Treating Obesity”
WSFA –  Enteromedics Announces FDA Approval of VBLOC
Managed Care – “Managing the High Cost of Obesity”
NewsWise – “Is obesity a disability? Experts Weigh in” 
News Medical – OCC Partners Commend EU Decision that Supports Disability Protections for Obesity
AOL News – “Puerto Rico Might Start Fining the Parents of Obese Children”
U.S. News & World Report – “Local Governments Seek to Curb Obesity in Kids” 
iSchoolGuide – “Obese Children Bill Updates: Puerto Rican Parents Likely To Face Fines For Allowing Kids To Become Too Fat”
RTT News – “Puerto Rico May Fine Parents of Obese Children” 
Street Insider – “Eisai Launches New BELVIQ VOICES Online Community” 
University City Review – “Brown to Co-host Obesity Forum Tuesday” 
Insurancenews.net – “Obesity and Weight-loss: Are Insurers Responsible?” 
Tech Times – “L.A. Tried A Fast Food Ban, But It Only Increased Obesity: Why Didn’t It Work?” 
Health Cheat Sheet – “4 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Sugary Drinks”
Diabetes Insider – “High-Fat Diet, Leading to Obesity, Found to Cause Brain Inflammation”
MSN – “ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Slammed by Obesity Group Over ‘Inappropriate’ Comments in Tow Company Video”
TMZ – “ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Obesity Group Pissed Over Anti-Fat Crack” 
MSN – “ESPN’s Britt McHenry urged kindness days before towing rant”
The Wrap – “ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Slammed by Obesity Group Over ‘Inappropriate’ Comments in Tow Company Video”
Daily Mail – “Thousands call for ESPN reporter who launched arrogant tirade at single mom tow company clerk to be fired – and she has made NO effort to personally apologize”
Sun Times – “Obesity Action Coalition demands apology from Britt McHenry” 
NY Daily News – “ESPN reporter Britt McHenry urged Facebook friends to ‘take the high road and be nice’ days before parking lot rant” 
Nonprofit Quarterly – “Who’s Going to Lighten the Load of Obesity’s Heavy Costs?”
Chicago Tribune – Obese and Overweight Pets Need Our Help
Business Insurance – Respect Legal and Privacy Boundaries When Setting up Obesity Programs
newsworks – “Is obesity a disease?” 
Endocrine Today – “TROA Gaining Momentum” 
Healthline – “Bill Would Expand Medicare to Cover Weight Management Therapy” 
The New York Times – “Bigger Hospital Rooms for Bigger Patients” 
Philly.com – “‘Fat shaming’ Pages Get Harpooned”
TMZ – “Dr. Ken” Show Fat-shaming
Military-Technologies.net –  “New Study Finds that Many People with Obesity Consider Themselves Healthy Despite Having Obesity-related Comorbidities”
European Pharmaceutical Review – “Novo Nordisk Presents Findings of Obesity Care Study”
MedPageToday.com – “Most Americans Report No Coverage for Obesity”
PRNewsWire – “Fat Shaming Declines, but Weight Bias Persists, Survey Finds “
MedPage Today – Obesity Groups Say States Denying Bariatric Surgery Violate ACA