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November 27, 2013
Good Day Austin Fox TV Morning Show, Austin, TX
Healthy Thanksgiving. Recurring guest expert

November 18, 2013
KLBJ News 590 Radio Interview
Local doctor talks about study looking at cumulative effect of obesity

October 23, 2013
KLBJ News 590 Radio Interview
Austin doctor concerned about human milk bought over the Internet

October 8, 2013
'Fat Letters' Spark Outrage Among Parents. One mother is fighting back after her daughter was labeled overweight by her school

October 7, 2013
KLBJ News 590 Radio Interview
Austin doctor tries to clear up confusion about blood pressure screening for kids

September 26, 2013
Reuters Health
Heart docs call for help for severely obese kids By C. E. Huggins

September 1, 2013
Contemporary Pediatrics

August 29, 2013
Austin Fox TV

August 28, 2013
Good Day Austin Fox TV morning show
Back-to-school health. Recurring guest expert

August 6, 2013
Dip in Obesity Rates Among Some Preschoolers

August 5, 2013
D. Rich Louv Blog
Time for your vitamin

July 26, 2013
Health News Texas
Students Learn to Give Back at Two Dell Children’s Volunteer Day Camps

June 19, 2013
KLBJ Newsroom
Local pediatrician reacts to AMA's endorsement regarding obesity

June 5, 2013
Good Day Austin Fox TV Austin
Summer Activities: Why Not Try Something New This Summer Like Martial Arts?

April 30, 2013
Fox News Austin             
FDA investigates foods with added caffeine

April 24, 2013
Good Day Austin Fox TV Austin
Kids Taking Risks: Dangers of the Cinnamon Challenge and Stress Relief

April 7, 2013
Stephen Pont on KVUE Austin

Stephen Pont discussing the healthcare documentary Escape Fire

Spring 2013
KLBJ 590am
Local doctor talks about effects of TV, other electronics on childhood obesity

Spring 2013
Edible Austin
Edible Nation: Healing Health Care

February 26, 2013
KLBJ 590am
Austin doctor questions effectiveness of school expulsions, suspensions

February 18, 2013
KLBJ 590am
The impact of TV on preschoolers: local doctor puts study in perspective

January 30, 2013
Good Day Austin
Sleep and Healthy Living. Recurring guest expert.

January 28, 2013
KLBJ 590am

Study shows TV ads could affect teens' drinking

January 21, 2013
Coffey Communications Inc
Many children are challenged by their weighfret. But those excess pounds aren't always easy for parents to spot

January 21, 2013
Ragan's Healthcare Communication News
Pediatricians at a Texas health care center tweet 'The Biggest Loser'

January 14, 2013
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Why nutrition terms require careful look

January 14, 2013
Austin pediatrician watches Biggest Loser closely

January 14, 2013
KLBJ 590am

Austin doctor talks about TV's effect on child's sleep, life

January 6, 2013
San Antonio Express News
A kinder, gentler approach for kids

January 1, 2013
KLBJ 590am
Austin doctor, ad agency issue warning about food ads

November 28, 2012
TIME Magazine
Predicting Obesity at Birth

November 27, 2012
KLBJ 590am
Study shows childcare facilities may contribute to major health issues among kids

November 26, 2012
Study: Children in Daycare More likely To Be Overweight (Dr. Stephen Pont)

November 5, 2012
KLBJ 590am
Study shows watching TV could add to a child's waistline

October 1, 2012
Austin doctor talks about the impact background TV has on kids

September 26, 2012
Fox 7
Kids and Physical Activities

September 6, 2012
Anti-soda challenge launches for AISD students

August 2, 2012
Your News Now
Your Health: Tablet tech for children's health

July 10, 2012
ENT Today
Pediatric Obesity and Sleep Apnea

June 11, 2012
Fox 7
8 glasses of water a day
an urban myth

June 11, 2012
Fox 7
Austin gym takes on childhood obesity

June 5, 2012
KLBJ 590am
Disney's decision on the right track, Austin doctor says (Dr. Stephen Pont)

May 30, 2012
Ahora Si
Infórmate y ármate contra esta enfermedad silenciosa que consume a adultos y a cada vez más niños (Dr. Stephen Pont)

May 30, 2012
Fox 7
Ways to Better your Lifestyle

April 25, 2012
Fox 7
How to Read Nutrition Labels

March 15, 2012
Ahora Si
Dr. Pont: Como fijarte metas para alcanzar la salud y la felicidad

February 29, 2012
Fox 7
Healthy Plates for Kids

February 23, 2012
Round Rock Leader
Eating More Healthy

February 22, 2012
Dell Children's Medical Center hosts national obesity conference

Jan 13, 2012
Round Rock Leader Article
Making sure New Year's resolutions are attainable

December 31, 2011
Dr. Pont Has A Few Tips on How to Keep Children Healthy this NY

December 28, 2011
Fox 7
Time to set some healthy goals
(Dr. Stephen Pont)

December 27, 2011
KUT Radio
Getting Kids on Their Feet Is a Holiday Challenge
(Dr. Stephen Pont)

December 26, 2011
Doctor links marketing of a particular product to childhood obesity
(Dr. Stephen Pont)

December 14, 2011
Ahora Si
Con un poco de planeación, puedes evitar las libras de màs durante las fiestas navideñas

Dec. 8
KLBJ 590am
Medicare policy change regarding obesity

November 30, 2011
Fox 7
Healthy Holiday Game Plan

October 26, 2011
Fox 7
Halloween Tips

August 31, 2011
Fox 7
Childhood Obesity: Be Well Walk

June 29, 2011
Round Rock Leader
Learn to love your veggies

July 6, 2011
Fox 7
Childhood Obesity: Exercise

May 25, 2011
Fox 7
Discussing Childhood Obesity

May 24, 2011
Round Rock Leader
Consider 'Almost None' goals

April 27, 2011
Fox 7
Childhood Obesity

March 30, 2011
Fox 7
Fighting Childhood Obesity

March 29, 2011
Austin Town Hall Meeting to Address Childhood Obesity Epidemic

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