August 16th, 2017

  By Pediatric Alliance — Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Division   Overview Most of us develop redness and swelling at the site of an insect bite. Yet people who are allergic to stinging insect venom are at risk for a...

August 15th, 2017

  Baby-Led Introduction to Solids By Jennifer Yoon, RDN, LDN, Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair.       Weaning is the process of adding complimentary foods to an infant’s primary diet of breast milk or formula. As the intake of...

August 14th, 2017

  Get ready, America. The Moon is about to eat the Sun.   Astronomer and blogger Phil Plait is getting excited about “The Great American Solar Eclipse of August 12, 2017”: This eclipse is a big deal. For one thing,...

August 13th, 2017

Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson (GoComics.com)            

August 12th, 2017

Amazing Things Happen from Amazing Things Happen on YouTube: An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely...

August 11th, 2017

  Dave Hale started attending camp at The Woodlands in Wexford, PA as a teenager in 1997. A lot has happened in his life, before and since, and Dave decided to share the five things he’s learned from living with...

August 10th, 2017

This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about a product I had never heard of before, though I suspect some parents have: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning parents and caregivers not to use...

August 9th, 2017

  Following last Friday’s PediaBlog post, “Autism: Eyes Point Internally,” a reader asks: I have an autistic eleven-year-old son. I recently read an online article written by Emily Deans, M.D., Evolutionary Psychiatry, about various versions of the ketogenic diet having a positive...

  • 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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