November 21st, 2017

  Grown men behaving badly. What else is new? Or news? It seems whenever you open your browser (or turn on the TV), another man with fame, fortune, and power bites the dust, as women come forward, speak up, and...

November 20th, 2017

  Short sleep duration in adults is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “less than 7 hours of sleep per 24-hour period.” The map above shows the national prevalence of short sleep duration by county —...

November 19th, 2017

Speed Bump by Dave Coverly (arcamax.com/thefunnies)                            

November 18th, 2017

TRANS-SIBERIAN–TRANS-MONGOLIAN from J.J.Guillermo on Vimeo: This is a short film on the centenary Trans-Siberian Railway. We embarked August 2017 expecting to live a romantic long train journey, but it wasn’t only that: we enjoyed 2 weeks of absorbing and great...

November 17th, 2017

  As World Antibiotic Awareness Week comes to a close, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addresses the global public health threat of antimicrobial resistance as an American problem, too: U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance...

November 16th, 2017

  This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The focus of this year’s campaign, just like in years past, is to recognize the global public health threat of antibiotic resistance — a threat, the World Health Organization reminds us, that...

November 15th, 2017

  Do you know what to do if your child starts to choke on a piece of food? If she burned her hand on a hot grill, would you treat it yourself or head to the emergency room? What if...

November 14th, 2017

  A disturbing new study from Columbia University and the City University of New York highlights just how much parents have lost a grip on their teenager’s mental health. Researchers surveyed more than 600,000 people and found that between 2005-2015,...

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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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