January 17th, 2018

  The 2017-2018 influenza season is off to a roaring start. According to the CDC’s most recent Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report, every state in the U.S. except Hawaii is reporting widespread flu activity. (For comparison to last year at...

January 16th, 2018

  “Seventy years ago we recognized that this was a product that was killing kids.” — Nationwide Children’s Hospital researcher Dr. Gary Smith.   Window blinds still kill children. Soon, corded blinds will be unavailable to consumers in stores and...

January 15th, 2018

  The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants parents to be aware of “5 Hidden Hazards in the Home”:   MAGNETS – “Small powerful magnets, if swallowed, can attract inside the body and block, twist or tear the...

January 14th, 2018

Pickles by Brian Crane (arcamax.com/thefunnies)                

January 13th, 2018

Beauty of Haiti from ReelCast Productions on Vimeo.  

January 12th, 2018

MIND ON THE RUN: PANDAS: Strep’s Enduring Threat To The Brain Part 2     By Kristi Wees, MSc Chemistry Chief Patient Advocacy Officer Empowered Medical Advocacy         Anthony L. Kovatch, MD Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia  ...

January 11th, 2018

MIND ON THE RUN: PANDAS: Strep’s Enduring Threat To The Brain Part 1     By Kristi Wees, MSc Chemistry Chief Patient Advocacy Officer Empowered Medical Advocacy         Anthony L. Kovatch, MD Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia  ...

January 10th, 2018

Yesterday we reviewed a recent study demonstrating persisting immunogenicity, efficacy, and safety of the quadrivalent human papilloma (HPV) vaccine 10 years after completion of the shot series. Dr. Valerie A. Jones says assuredly that her daughter will receive the vaccine...

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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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