Childhood Obesity & Helping Veterans

On this week's Need to Know Rochester, the latest on efforts to address childhood obesity in Rochester, and a new outreach program to help veterans get registered for benefits they've earned.

Dr. Stephen Cook of the University of Rochester Medical Center and Rachel Pickering of the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency on childhood obesity.  For more information and to get involved, click on

Also, Craig Howard of the Canandaigua VA Medical Center talks about a very successful outreach effort the VA held here at WXXI. The goal was to register veterans for benefits they've earned. Learn about the phone bank and the local VA by watching tonight.

If you're a veteran and you missed the phone bank, you can still register by clicking here or calling 1-888-823-9656.