July 28th, 2014

Summer is checkup season for pediatricians. With the weather milder and school out, fewer kids get sick in the summer, allowing us to really concentrate on our practice of preventative pediatrics. For me, this is my favorite time of the...

July 27th, 2014

Real Life Adventures by Gary Wise and Lance Aldrich (Yahoo.com)                  

July 26th, 2014

GIRONA from Pau Garcia Laita on Vimeo: On May 2014 the Catalan Tourist Board organized a social media action in which 5 different artists were invited to spend a week through a province of Catalonia shooting with their own style. This...

July 25th, 2014

“Our findings may allay some patient, caregiver, and health care provider concerns. Strength of evidence is high that MMR vaccine is not associated with the onset of autism in children; this conclusion supports findings of all previous reviews on the...

July 24th, 2014

Listen now I’m talking I’ve been here for weeks Waiting in this growing crowd Staring at my feet The world around me’s turning I’m just standing still The time has come for changes Do something or I will Crowd Control...

July 23rd, 2014

Last week, we looked to the “E-cig” as the newest delivery device for the addictive drug nicotine.  Today, Michele Healy looks at a new study in Pediatrics examining the rising popularity of a very old nicotine-delivery system among wealthy, young, white, males, high...

July 22nd, 2014

Courtney Schmidt reflects on the fact that words matter, and that what we say to our kids can leave an indelible mark: As a parent, my words to and about my child will probably be one of the single most...

July 21st, 2014

Elisabeth Rosenthal reports on the rising costs of vaccines, and the challenges pediatricians face in immunizing a nation of susceptible children:     There is little that Dr. Lindsay Irvin has not done for the children’s vaccines in her office...

  • 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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