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Infants are fast learners.  Their brains are like sponges, even while they sleep: Parenting can sometimes make you want to scream, but a new study finds that arguing in front of your baby might sensitize the infant’s brain to stress. Researchers at the … Continue reading

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The fact that obesity is a clear and present danger to the future health of our children (and our economy) is well-established.  It’s also well-known that milk is an excellent source of calcium and vitamin D — two ingredients necessary … Continue reading

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Pediatric emergency room physician Katie Noorbakhsh has never checked her own kids’ temperatures: I have never checked my kids’ temperature because the actual number does not make much of a difference to me.  I know he (or she) is sick. … Continue reading

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How much should parents allow new technologies — computers, iPads and other tablets, game stations, electronic readers — into their children’s daily lives, for both education and for play?  Hanna Rosin describes the dilemma:   On the one hand, parents … Continue reading

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Meet The Physicians at Pediatric Alliance!   Mary Pagnotto, M.D., F.A.A.P., I.B.C.L.C. — Pediatric Alliance — Northland Division (6 years) Birthplace:   Baltimore, MD Education:  Bethel Park High School/ Princeton University/ Georgetown University School of Medicine. Training:  Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

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By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C.         “A pair of substantial mammary glands,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes the Elder in 1867, “has the advantage over the two hemispheres of the most learned professor’s brain in the art of … Continue reading

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  • 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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