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
AAPA Recognizes National Obesity Care Week
Many Americans Blame Themselves for Weight Stigma
Clinical Practice: It’s National Obesity Care Week: Let’s Pledge to Change the Way We Care
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
New US Study Reveals Key Reasons why Millions of People with Obesity are not Receiving Adequate Care
National Obesity Care Week’s (NOCW) Bariatric Surgery Day Helps Individuals Throughout the U.S. Gain Access to Obesity Treatment
It’s Time to Change the Way We Care- Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017! 
10 Essential Facts About Weight Loss Medication True Viral News
Friday Five
Losing Weight Can Save Money, Too
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
The Connection Between Your Thyroid and Your Weight
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
What’s in your child’s school lunch?
Report Shows It’s Time To Change the Picture of Obesity
TV Host’s “Hot Take” on Body Acceptance is Dangerous 
Bill Maher’s ‘Real Time’ Obesity Segment Could Have Deadly Consequences 
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
Greetings from the Shamisverse, August 18, 2017
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
Greetings from the Shamsiverse, August 4, 2017
News and Trends: May 2017: Bariatric Times 
Your Obesity May be Killing You 
Wellness and Prevention Health Reform Digest / July 25
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
Debate Argument: Sugary Drink Tax
The Real Competition: Technology vs. Being Active
Benefits of Greek Yogurt
Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood
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
Heart Attacks, Strokes and other Major Health Events Play Key Role in Driving Older Americans with Obesity to Address Their Weight
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 
Heart-healthy Food Substitutions