March 26th, 2017

Dustin by Steve Kelley and Jeff Parker (arcamax.com/thefunnies)          

March 25th, 2017

Marble Machine from Wintergatan on YouTube: Marble Machine built and composed by Martin Molin.   Watch How It Works here.    

March 24th, 2017

Last April, Dr. Sarah Kohl (Chartiers/McMurray Division) wrote that we were at the center of an epidemic: Fact: Pennsylvania is one of the top states for deaths due to heroin overdoses. Addiction to narcotics cuts across all walks of life...

March 23rd, 2017

If you follow the news these days, you may have missed a largely preventable, tragic, and ongoing public health crisis in our country: the opiate/opioid epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drug overdose deaths in the United...

March 22nd, 2017

My 6-year-old daughter is a highly sensitive person. She cries at the drop of a hat over every little thing. I have a hard time disciplining her because if I correct her, she instantly cries over the thought of “not...

March 21st, 2017

In the nucleus of every cell in our bodies lies the genetic blueprint of who we are. Every single cell has the identical 23 pairs of genetic material called chromosomes with half of each pair inherited from each parent. One out of...

March 20th, 2017

Last week, we discovered an important difference between humans and one particular pachyderm: Elephants don’t need very much sleep. We also explored the many reasons why we do. Good sleep habits are instilled very early in life and parents have a critical role...

March 19th, 2017

The Bent Pinky by Scott Metzger (GoComics.com)                            

  • 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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