February 20th, 2017

A new study from Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, NC, adds to a growing body of medical evidence that human papilloma virus (HPV) infection among young people is common, is easily passed to others, is potentially very bad,...

February 19th, 2017

Bizarro by Dan Piraro (arcamax.com)                  

February 18th, 2017

A is for Albert from Studio Lovelock on Vimeo: An animated alphabetical adventure about the highs and lows of parenting.    

February 17th, 2017

Parents commonly worry that their kids spend too much time in front of screens (TV, computers, tablets, mobile devices) and not enough time exercising. Or reading. Or doing their chores. Or engaging in meaningful hobbies. But pediatrician Perri Klass reminds...

February 16th, 2017

Yesterday, we were brought along on a thought experiment conducted by pediatric endocrinologist and professor, Robert H. Lustig, M.D. After reviewing the characteristics that define “processed food” and considering its nutritional properties, it’s time to see whether the study’s hypothesis...

February 15th, 2017

Pediatric endocrinologist and professor, Robert H. Lustig, M.D., proposes a thought experiment in JAMA Pediatrics: Those of us who have participated in science know that 9 of every 10 experiments are failures. Now imagine that the last 50 years has been...

February 14th, 2017

Michael I. Goran and Emily Ventura cite recent pediatric research to make the argument that “secondhand sugar” exposure prenatally and during lactation is dangerous to children’s health: If you saw a pregnant woman smoking, you would undoubtedly be concerned about...

February 13th, 2017

My Story:  Private First Class By Amy L. Miller, CRNP, Pediatric Alliance — Wexford     It was during a study hall my senior year of high school when my friend Brian introduced me to his army recruiter. Brian had already...

  • 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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