Posts Tagged ‘Oprah’

Why Are We So Ready to Put Faith in Celebrity Health Guidance?

December 24, 2023 — Oprah Winfrey says “Obesity is a disease. It’s not about willpower – it’s about the brain.” This tidbit from a recent interview with People magazine is great. It’s accurate and it corrects a common misconception. No doubt, it will bring a shift away from flawed thinking about this condition that many people have been hanging […]

Weight Watchers and Oprah: Who Bought Whom?

October 20, 2015 — Did Oprah just buy Weight Watchers? Or did Weight Watchers just buy Oprah? Weight Watchers announced Monday that Oprah Winfrey would be buying 10% of the shares of the company, with an option to buy another 5% at a price of $6.79. The value of the stock immediately doubled and Oprah has a profit on […]