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ObesityWeek News Highlights

Try This 30-Second Trick To Beat Your Next Craving Prevention, December 15, 2014

How to Reduce Food Cravings with Your Finger – Do This with Your Finger to Cut Cravings Men’s Health, December 8, 2014

Thanksgiving Foods to Boost Metabolism SHAPE Magazine, November 26, 2014

A Calorie’s Just A Calorie… Right?! Prevention, November 19, 2014

Sugar Cap-and-Trade May Cut Obesity MedPage Today, November 12, 2014

The TRUTH About Menu Labeling Women’s Health Magazine, November 7, 2014

Food Cravings: Tapping Your Forehead Could Reduce Them Huffington Post, November 6, 2014

How you think about food could affect your appetite: study Yahoo News, November 5, 2014

The Obesity Society hits milestones, looks ahead to its ‘growth phase’ Healio, November 4, 2014

ObesityWeek: A Matter of Taste MedPage Today, October 30, 2014

New Treatments Needed for Obesity BIOtechNOW, October 2014

Two Associations, One Issue: Joining Forces to Fight Obesity Convene Magazine, August 2014

Press Releases

The Obesity Society Honors Influential Public Figures for Supporting the Field with Inaugural Presidential Medals, November 7, 2014

Study Shows Employees Offered Financial Incentives Were 33 Times More Likely to Participate in Wellness Programs, November 7, 2014

Study Suggests the Human Body Cannot be Trained to Maintain a Higher Metabolism, November 6, 2014

Research Suggests High-Fat Diets During Pregnancy Could Influence Brain Functioning & Behavior of Children, November 5, 2014

Americans’ View on Obesity is Changing: Fewer Adults See it as a Personal Problem of Bad Choices, November 5, 2014

First Long-Term Study on Calorie Labeling Shows Strategy Effective in Reducing Weight Gain by 50%, November 5, 2014

Thinking About the Long-Term Impact of Your Food Choices May Help Control Food Cravings, November 4, 2014

Study Shows Bicycle-Friendly City Infrastructure in U.S. Significantly Increases Cycling to Work by Residents, Which Can Improve Health of Locals, November 4, 2014

U.S. Adult Consumption of Added Sugars Increased by More Than 30% Over Three Decades, November 3, 2014

Sixty-five Percent of American Adults are Recommended Behavioral Weight-Loss Treatment, Study Shows, November 3, 2014

The Obesity Society Recognizes Significant Contributions to Obesity Research & Treatment with 2014 Awards and Grants, October 15, 2014

Latest in Weight Loss Strategies to be Unveiled at Premier International Meeting for Obesity Science & Treatment

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-Post-Show Issue: Participate in social media at #OW2014? Check out top influencers November 19, 2014

-ObesityWeek Dr. Mark’s Keynote: The value of science is only related to how widely it is applied November 6, 2014

-Dr. C. Ronald Kahn presents a new role for fat at ObesityWeek Keynote November 5, 2014

-Scientific Sessions Kick off with More than 5200 Attendees November 4, 2014

-Tonight – Join Us for the Welcome Reception at the Museum of Science November 3, 2014

-Welcome to ObesityWeek 2014! November 2, 2014

-Pre-show Issue: Stay connected with the ObesityWeek Mobile App October 14, 2014

-Pre-show Issue: Father of Obesity Surgery Offers Lecture September 9,2014

-Pre-show Issue: ObesityWeek Early Bird Registration Closes August 15 August 12,2014

-Pre-Show Issue: ObesityWeek Schedule Available July 8, 2014


An official press room will be available at the meeting to provide the media with important information about ObesityWeek 2014 activities, and new data about morbid obesity and metabolic and bariatric surgery presented during the meeting.

Press Room Hours of Operation:
-Sun, Nov. 2: Closed
-Mon, Nov. 3: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
-Tues, Nov. 4: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
-Wed, Nov. 5: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
-Thurs, Nov. 6: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
-Fri, Nov. 7: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Please review guidelines for the media and public relations representatives here, which include information about press credentials, policies regarding sharing media lists and media materials in the press room, as well as other details.

Note: The ObesityWeek media list is proprietary and we do not share it, however PR representatives are welcome to bring their materials to the press room prior to the meeting. All materials are subject to review and approval; there is no guarantee that they will be displayed.

Embargo Policy

By registering for the event, media also agree to abide by the embargo policy, which you can find here. Additional details for the media will be provided closer to the conference.

Please see the contact information below to request press passes or submit a media inquiry only.

Press room number on site: 617-954-3430

The Obesity Society

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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