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Empowering children to learn how to take care of themselves as they grow into healthy and happy adults is a major responsibility parents have.  Finding the best resources for the needed information can be challenging.  Bonnie Rochman interviewed the author … Continue reading

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Let’s face it:  it stinks when your child gets sick.  He doesn’t eat well or sleep well.  Her  ears, throat, and head may hurt.  It’s natural for a parent to try to give something to relieve the symptoms. A new, national … Continue reading

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  A-Trak & Tommy Trash – Tuna Melt from Pomp&Clout on Vimeo. See “Behind the Scenes” here.

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By Joan Avolio, R.D., L.D.N. — Pediatric Alliance, Arcadia Division           How about a screen-free week? Next week, people around the globe will be turning off televisions, computers, video games, and other electronics in an effort … Continue reading

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Let’s get one thing straight:  since their introduction in the 1970’s, flame retardants used in consumer products have directly saved countless lives.  For that success there is, unfortunately, a price being paid: Synthetic chemicals added to consumer products to meet … Continue reading

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A reader writes: Here’s a safer, more fun alternative to the cinnamon challenge!   Two is my limit: “The saltine cracker challenge or simply the “saltine challenge” is a competition in which a person has 60 seconds in which to eat six saltines … Continue reading

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By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D. — Pediatric Alliance —               North Hills Division   This is such a great study!  Mothers give so much to their children.  Now we see evidence that the baby can actually … 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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