May 25th, 2015

Semper Fi by John Gorka (YouTube.com) From the album Jack’s Crows. My father met Eleanor Roosevelt In 1945 The war at last was over then And they were still alive Her husband was the president Til he ran out of...

May 24th, 2015

Baldo by Hector D. Cantu and Carlos Castellanos (GoComics.com)              

May 23rd, 2015

LEGO_ADVENTURE IN THE CITY from Rogier Wieland on Vimeo.     MAKING OF LEGO_ADVENTURE IN THE CITY from Rogier Wieland on Vimeo.    

May 22nd, 2015

We already know that a majority of children in the United States do not get the recommended one hour of physical activity per day. Some sports and physical activities provide a lot of heart-pumping, body-sweating vigorous exercise. Dance classes apparently...

May 21st, 2015

A new study from Stanford University School of Medicine has found a dramatic increase in eye injuries from “non-powder” guns — air guns, BB guns, and paintball guns — in children. Mary Elizabeth Dallas reports that eye injuries rose 511%...

May 20th, 2015

I remember learning back in medical school that both measles and tuberculosis were two very bad infections for children to get. Having both infections at the same time, I discovered while studying in the Philippines, leads to a disseminated, almost...

May 19th, 2015

The Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) — Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis — affect 1.6 million Americans. According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA): These chronic diseases tend to run in families and they affect males and females...

May 18th, 2015

              Whether it’s nap time in the United States, or bedtime in China, Kathleen Lees says that a new study confirms what we’ve all heard before: bedtime routines make a big difference: A multinational...

  • 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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