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Tomorrow, October 1, is the first day of open enrollment for Americans who need health insurance coverage for themselves and their families.  Under the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known — neutrally, disparingingly, or affirmatively, depending on your apolitical or political … Continue reading

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Barcelona KALEIDOLAPSE from myLapse on Vimeo: Kaleidolapse is a visual technique that applies a kaleidoscopic effect to different shots taken with time-lapse technique. This effect generates multiple moving images that are symmetrically multiplied which gives them an abstract look with … Continue reading

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  Reaction from yesterday’s PediaBlog post.  From a fellow blogger: Another great post from Ned’s PediaBlog regarding what is in the food we consume. In the example he posts, one has to wonder how people even came up with the … Continue reading

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        By Anthony Kovatch, M.D. — Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division     They say that Paris takes far more out of you than it gives.  I believe the “City of Lights” tampers with the mind and … Continue reading

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  We are awash in chemicals, that’s what we are.  Chemicals in our drinking water, chemicals in our food, chemicals in our food packaging, chemicals on our clothes, chemicals in the air we breath.  Have you looked at the ingredient … Continue reading

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Evidence-based data informs pediatricians to recommend exclusive breastfeeding for a baby’s first six months.  It’s heartening to see that 75% of mothers in the U.S. initiate breastfeeding!  So how many make it the full six months? 13%.  And it’s clear … Continue reading

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You’ve seen us do the drill in the office for your preadolescent and adolescent child: “Turn around, stand straight, keep your legs straight, bend over and touch your toes.” While about three percent of children less than 16 years of … 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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