OAC in the News

2016 News Articles Featuring the OAC

Prevention – 4 Places You’re Likely To Be Discriminated Against Because Of Your Weight—And How You Can Fight Back
Healthline – Too ‘Thin?’ Too ‘Heavy?’ You Might Get Trolled
BBC – People with Obesity Earn Less and Have a Harder Time Finding Work
Daily Herald – Your health: Health Plans Get in Way of Obesity Care
AJMC.com – Lack of Coverage, Diagnoses Keep those with Obesity From Getting Help
Gillette News Record – Sister’s Death Prompts Florida Man to Lose 500 Pounds
KSDK – Man Loses 500 Pounds after Sister’s Death
Pensacola Journal – Indialantic Man Loses 500 Pounds after Sister’s Death
News Chief – Indialantic Man Loses 500 Pounds after Sister’s Death
BenefitsPro – Most Health Plans Don’t Cover Obesity
GlobeNewswire – New Study Showed that Only 55% of People with Obesity Have Received a Formal Obesity Diagnosis
Huffington Post – Obesity, Bias And Stigma In The Doctor’s Office: Take 5 For Better Care
PR Week – How Healthcare Communicators Should Change the Conversation about Obesity 
Yahoo! Sports – With weight bias prominent, National Obesity Care Week challenges healthcare providers to take action
Bloomberg BNA – Could Testing Obese Truckers Weigh Down Industry?
The Olympian – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
The Daily Herald – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Toronto Sun – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Centre Daily Times – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
The Denver Post – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Star Telegram – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Miami Herald – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Tri-City Herald – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
The Sacramento Bee – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
Washington Post – How One Advocacy Group Plans to Battle Weight Bias in the Media
AJMC.com – Obesity Bias Affects Coverage, and Consumer Perceptions
STAT News – Should companies publicly report employees’ weight and stress levels?