December 21st, 2014

Adam @ Home by Rob Harrell (news.yahoo.com/comics)              

December 20th, 2014

  The Shadow Campaign// Sun Dog from DPS SKIS on Vimeo: In the snow-capped peaks overlooking Bariloche, Argentina, Refugio Frey is the only protection from the ravaging winds, drawing wanderers of all sorts to its doors. When a dog named...

December 19th, 2014

James Bukes fears legal liabilities stemming from permanent injuries and even deaths will mean the end of high school and college football: Between 1990 and 2010, scholastic and collegiate football fatalities averaged 12.2 per year. The most common causes of death...

December 18th, 2014

Charles Kenny starts out with the good news: There’s good news to report on health care in America. Obamacare has increased coverage by 10 million people, spending growth has dramatically declined, and preventable hospital errors such as drug mistakes fell 17...

December 17th, 2014

Congratulations to the eight families who won tickets for the sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker produced by Pittsburgh Ballet Theater on December 23!  For the second consecutive year, Pediatric Alliance has been pleased to raffle off tickets to this unique...

December 16th, 2014

  Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution two-and-a-half centuries ago, man-made chemicals have accumulated in our air, our water, and our soil.  Some toxic compounds naturally break down quickly to non-toxic components; many do not.  The result is the fact that,...

December 15th, 2014

  By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., Pediatric Alliance – North Hills Division It is a league known for dislodged teeth and lumps and bumps. Now the NHL is making headlines because of mumps. A few weeks ago, it caught my...

December 15th, 2014

An outbreak of mumps coursing through the National Hockey League has now affected multiple players on multiple teams this season.  Mumps is a virus that is spread through droplets of saliva and mucus by an infected person’s cough, sneeze, or...

  • MEET THE EDITOR

    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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