January 24th, 2017

Winter Sledding Safety for Children By Felicia Finnegan, PA-C and Edwin King, M.D., F.A.A.P.     Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair     Here are some tips on general sledding safety and gear to assure everyone is safe and has...

January 23rd, 2017

  Winter Sledding Safety for Children    By Felicia Finnegan, PA-C and          Edwin King, M.D., F.A.A.P.       Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair     True story: Walking through the woods with sleds in tow to...

January 22nd, 2017

One Big Happy by Rick Detorie (comics.azcentral.com)          

January 21st, 2017

Gimme Shelter from Playing For Change on YouTube: “Gimme Shelter” is a track we have wanted to record for years and today we can finally share it with all of you. This song expresses the urgency we all face to...

January 20th, 2017

Yesterday on The PediaBlog, we compared and contrasted Individual Educational Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans which are available for public schoolchildren with a wide variety of disabilities, including learning differences, medical problems, physical handicaps, mental illnesses, and others. Attention deficit...

January 19th, 2017

How is your child doing in school? Is he a good learner? Is she getting her classwork and homework completed efficiently, leaving some spare time to pursue other talents and interests? Do they enjoy learning, not just in school but also in their...

January 18th, 2017

  Americans drink a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages, as we’ve discussed before on The PediaBlog. Recently, researchers looked into the shopping carts of consumers who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and found lots of sugar in the form of...

January 17th, 2017

“Don’t put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear,” my mom would yell at me as I spun a Q-Tip in my external auditory canal. She was worried I would jam the cotton swab in too deep and injure my...

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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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