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Here’s a quick update regarding a PediaBlog post from last week on the recent Cyclospora outbreak (July 24, 2013) from John Gever: Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska said they had identified a prepackaged salad mix as the likely source … Continue reading

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Choking on food and non-food items has long been a worry of parents, especially those with young children.  Numerous safety recalls and regulations have been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), mostly involving toys that kids put into … Continue reading

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Not many things raise the blood pressure of a good pediatrician more than a conversation about retail-based clinics. Before we get to a recent study that looked at the reasons why parents choose to take their kids to a retail … Continue reading

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Friday’s post on The PediaBlog by Dr. Donnelly (“A Kind Note”) hit a nerve among our readers: I nurse my baby wherever we are. Her needs are more important that others’ sensibilities. Of course I try not to bare it … Continue reading

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Mirror City Timelapse from Michael Shainblum on Vimeo. When I first started Mirror City, I wanted to create a video that was completely out of the norm. I wanted to showcase something unique and artistic, which takes Timelapse photography into … Continue reading

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By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C.   Elise Solé tells the story of a mother uncomfortable with nursing her infant in public: So Johnson-Smith threw on a nursing cover and began discreetly breastfeeding her 12-month-old. “I usually don’t like to breastfeed … Continue reading

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A mother comments on Monday’s post:  “A Portrait of Human Lactation”: Interesting article. I have one child, now 2, and had gestational diabetes, despite having no major indications, ie, I am not overweight and do not have diabetes in my … 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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