OAC in the News

2017 News Articles Featuring the OAC

U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Historic Polcystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Resolution 

Reflecting on Accomplishments in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity in 2017 : Bariatric Times

Obesity Week 2017 and National Obesity Care Week 

1 in 5 adults turn weight bias inward


No, You Can’t Tell If A Person Is Healthy Just By Looking At Them

AMWA Participates in National Obesity Care Week 2017: Take 5 Pledge to Change the Way We Care

Many Americans Blame Themselves for Weight Stigma

Obesity Uncovered: How Well Do North Americans Understand Their Health Insurance? Obesity Action Coalition Research Finds Americans, Canadians Confused About What’s Available And Covered

It’s Time to Change the Way We Care- Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017! 

Friday Five

Battling bullying 

The 2017 Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) Surpasses 110 Co-Sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives

Have High Blood Pressure? These Dangerous Habits May Be to Blame

The Secret Life of Hormones

Obesity is about much more than an unhealthy lifestyle

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee : Bariatric Times

Can Hollywood learn to tell stories about women above a size four?

What our pets can teach us

Report Shows It’s Time To Change the Picture of Obesity

TV Host’s “Hot Take” on Body Acceptance is Dangerous 

Interview with Jaime Erin Fivecoat

Your Weight Matters YWM2o17 Wrap-Up – Day 3 and 4

Your Weight Matters YWM2017 Wrap-Up – Day 1 and 2

Have High Blood Pressure? These Dangerous Habits May Be to Blame

How TV Food Ads Penetrate the Brains of Children as Young as 2 Years Old

News and Trends: May 2017: Bariatric Times 

Your Obesity May be Killing You 

What a 5% Weight Loss Can Do For Your Health

The Shocking Ways Large Women Are Mistreated by Health Care Providers

Your Phone is a Low-Key Libido Murderer 

Discussions of Obesity in Media and Public Policy aka Why Etta Candy Matters Now More Than Ever 

DeGette, Burgess Introduce Legislation to Modernize CBO Scoring

How to Help Your Overweight Preschooler 

Weight Loss Could Potentially Help Ease Knee Pain

What I have Learned After 13 Years As a Weight-loss Surgery Patient

The Real Competition: Technology vs. Being Active

Benefits of Greek Yogurt

Bitter Pill: What to Do When Your Meds Cause Weight Gain

Collaborative Advocacy against the Rising Tide of Obesity: A Winning Strategy Pays Off in South Carolina

UConn Today – How to Reduce Weight Stigma? Ask Those Who Know Best

Fat shaming — not lack of willpower — is why so many Americans struggle with their weight