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Dr. Mehmet Oz is everywhere.  On TV.  In books and magazines.  He wrote a really good article for Time Magazine entitled, “Give (Frozen) Peas A Chance — And Carrots Too.” (December 3, 2012.  The article is available — behind a paywall … Continue reading

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The top picks for the best children’s books have been announced for 2013:   Katherine Applegate’s “The One and Only Ivan” won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding book of 2012, while Jon Klassen’s “This Is Not My Hat” … Continue reading

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Responding to our posts on norovirus, a reader on Facebook asks: Any other tips the doctors are giving besides try to wash your hands and kids’ hands like crazy?   Especially since alcohol-based hand-sanitizers appear to be ineffective in preventing … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and that means one thing — entertaining and memorable TV commercials.  Coca-Cola is one company known for producing memorable commercials, like this one from my youth:   The jingle in this commercial — “I’d … Continue reading

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Here’s another article from Maggie Fox at NBC News on norovirus — the gastrointestinal virus that is causing a lot of concern from the CDC and other public health experts: “It is pretty difficult to get rid of,” says Allison … Continue reading

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The CDC reported last week that a new strain of norovirus — the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis (vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration) in the United States — has arrived from Australia: Compared with other norovirus genotypes, GII.4 noroviruses have been … Continue reading

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PEOPLE ARE AWESOME 2013 Hadoukentheband on YouTube

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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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