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

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 

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?

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