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Stop Obesity Alliance, Chair Dr. Richard H. Carmona, National Opinion Research Center Reveal Findings of Survey Showing Employer Concern About Health, Financial Costs of Obesity
Date:5/14/2008

DMAA, SEIU to Present, Discuss One Available Workplace Solution

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following announcement was released by Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance:

WHAT: The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance will reveal findings from a national opinion survey that found employers are concerned about obesity-related health costs and the need to do more to support employees in preventing and reducing obesity. Related to this need, the STOP Obesity Alliance will discuss an obesity benefit designed by DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) may pilot for its employees and that will be evaluated for effectiveness. This effort supports a STOP Obesity Alliance policy recommendation for innovative approaches to preventing and managing overweight and obesity. It also typifies the kind of innovation that could help the country take a step forward in overcoming obesity.

WHO: Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006), vice chairman of Canyon Ranch, president of the non-profit Canyon Ranch Institute, distinguished professor at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona and Health and Wellness Chairperson for the STOP Obesity Alliance Steering Committee, will provide perspectives on the impact of obesity on our nation's health and wellness and the importance research-based, innovative solutions to address the obesity epidemic.

Jon Gabel, M.A., senior fellow at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, will discuss the survey data and outline key findings related to employers' attitudes on obesity.

Tracey Moorhead, President & CEO, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance; and Louise Milone, Administrator, SEIU Health Care Access Trust, will discuss the innovative obesity benefit design created by Health & Technol
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SOURCE Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
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