May 24th, 2017

Fidget spinners are all the rage right now. Originally marketed to kids with ADHD, autism,  anxiety, and other “fidgeters,” it seems like everyone has one or wants one, including adults. Rex Huppke sees them everywhere: For the few unfamiliar with...

May 23rd, 2017

  Next month, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Tiny Tots program will feature a special sensory-friendly performance of “Music of Flight and Fantasy.” In proud support of PSO and all they do for the arts and music education in Pittsburgh, and for...

May 22nd, 2017

Late last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics reacted to a report issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that a specific blood test for evaluating lead levels in children was...

May 21st, 2017

The Buckets by Glen Cravens (oregonlive.com/go-comics)            

May 20th, 2017

Coke Habit from Dress Code on Vimeo: The Summer after 10th grade Mike spent two solid weeks with horrible horrible migraines, dizziness, blind spots and tunnel vision—he didn’t know what it was… This is the story of his Coke Habit....

May 19th, 2017

These days I suspect most of us will take good news anywhere we can find it. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report a positive development for teen health: During 1991–2007, the prevalence of...

May 18th, 2017

  By Brian W. Donnelly, MD, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — North Hills       The current measles outbreak in a Somali community in Minneapolis didn’t surprise public health officials there, according to Megan Molteni: [T]hey totally expected it. Over...

May 17th, 2017

Dr. Hilary’s Spinach, Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas By Hilary Garbon, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — Northland     Growing up in South Florida, Latin American influences were abundant. From the music to the delicious cuisine, these influences shaped...

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    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Dr. Ketyer has special interests in developmental pediatrics and preventative medicine, specifically how nutrition and the environment affect health. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

    As one of the founding physicians of Pediatric Alliance, PC, Dr. Ketyer served as its president from 1997-2004. He has been practicing general pediatrics at Pediatric Alliance since 1990. Dr. Ketyer and his wife have three boys and live in Pittsburgh's South Hills. 



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