Press Release Archive

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More than 35 Leading U.S. Health Organizations Launch Campaign to Improve Obesity Care

More than 35 leading U.S. healthcare organizations have joined together to form National Obesity Care Week (NOCW).

Stop Obesity Alliance Announces New Research Indicating that Employers Want to Address Obesity in the Workplace, Need More Guidance

Lead NORC researchers said the survey findings demonstrates willingness to and a desire for help.

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Redstone Center Comments on Healthy People 2030 Objectives

The Redstone Center submitted a public comment urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

STOP Roundtable on Obesity Management and Coverage

On February 2nd, the STOP Obesity Alliance hosted a roundtable discussion on Obesity Management and Coverage.

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STOP Obesity Alliance Releases New Educational Tools to Improve the Patient-Provider Relationship Surrounding Weight and Health

The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance released a series of educational videos and website for health care providers.

New Tool Prepares Health Care Providers to Discuss Weight and Health With Adult Patients

"Why Weight?" is a unique tool designed to help providers build a safe and trusting environment with patients.

Renowned Obesity Expert, William H. Dietz, MD, Ph.D., to Assume Role of STOP Obesity Alliance Director

William H. Dietz, MD, Ph.D., has been named Director of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance.

Sixth Annual National Employee Wellness Month to be Held in June 2014, Companies Invited to Pledge Support

This June will mark the sixth annual National Employee Wellness Month.

Opportunities Abound for Nonprofit Hospitals Aiming to Address Obesity Through Community Benefit Activities

New research sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for nonprofit hospitals to address obesity through community benefit activities.

STOP Obesity Alliance Encourages Nonprofit Hospitals to Address Obesity as Part of New Federal Community Health Benefit Requirements

The nation’s more than 2,900 nonprofit hospitals are facing new requirements to qualify for federal tax-exempt status.