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PBS NEWSHOUR

Pediatricians Add Reading to Essential Check-Up List

  • Aired: 08/16/2013
  • 06:52
  • Rating: NR
National literacy program Reach Out and Read reaches kids in a place where they are almost guaranteed to visit: the doctor's office. Special correspondent John Merrow meets a new breed of pediatrician -- part doctor, part teacher -- who help parents share books with their children to improve and encourage cognitive development.
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