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Connections: Vegans Fire Back

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Last week, a cardiologist on the show remarked that even though studies show going vegan can help cut childhood obesity, he didn't think that was a realistic option. Is he right? The local vegan society was not pleased with what they heard from the doctor on Connections. This is their rebuttal: it includes a look at nutritional guidelines, as well as new higher end dining options in Rochester. But what about socioeconomics? What about kids in poverty? We'll hit that, too. 

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.