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Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

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You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading.

Pediatricians at St. Barnabas Hospital say they have adopted a new nationwide program called "Reach Out and Read."

The program works by giving a patient child a book each time they visit the doctor's office.

 

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Lulaine Compere

graduated from St. John's University in 2007. Since then he has been freelancing for different magazines and newspapers. He also has radio experience when he worked at WBAI (99.5) in New York. Some of the publications he has written for include the Norwood News, a community newspaper, The Bronx News Network, a community website, The Source Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, Latin Trends Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine and On Wall Street Magazine to name a few.