Pediatrics

Reading with your toddler? Books may beat screens

Parents who want to read to their toddlers and give them a developmental boost ought to pick up a traditional paper book rather than an e-book on a tablet, a new study reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Almost one-third of mumps cases in U.S. occur in children, teens

(HealthDay)—Since 2007, almost one-third of mumps cases in the United States occurred in pediatric patients, and most of these patients were vaccinated, according to a study published in the December issue of Pediatrics.

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