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Back in elementary school gym class, virtually all of us were taught to keep our eyes on the ball during sports. But a growing body of research suggests that, as adults, most of us have forgotten how to do this. … Continue reading

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A new study in Pediatrics brings mixed news: The use of muscle-enhancing behaviors is substantially higher than has been previously reported and is cause for concern. Basically the concern is that one-third of kids take protein supplements and nearly six percent … Continue reading

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Carolyn Jones gave her child some Tylenol and sent her to preschool: Inevitably, her teacher phoned me a few hours later to announce that my daughter was ill. Of course on the drive home, with my sick tot wilting into her … Continue reading

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Wow!  Nice job, parents! While parents may sometimes despair of their children getting enough shut-eye, especially with age-old stalling tactics of another story or another glass of water, children in the United States do appear to be getting the recommended … Continue reading

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This is going to cause a stir: Pediatricians treating teenaged girls should consider writing just-in-case prescriptions for the morning-after pill,  the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said on Monday. NBC News reports: It’s the second recommendation in a week from a … Continue reading

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Here’s some fun from YouTube:

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Pat Etheridge at CNN.com describes what “Generation M2” — our highly tech-savvy children ages 8-18 — are up against: [G]rowing media platforms touch on virtually every health concern pediatricians have about young people: aggression, sex, drugs, obesity, self-image and eating disorders, … Continue reading

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Meet the physicians at Pediatric Alliance!     Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C. – Pediatric Alliance —  North Hills Division (20 years)   Birthplace:  Jackson Heights, New York Education:  Whippany Park High School (NJ)/ University of Notre Dame (IN)/ St. … Continue reading

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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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