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As part of October’s LD Awareness Month, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) held a contest for parents to tell their stories in six words.  If you know a child or have a child, or know a parent with … Continue reading

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Red and Rover by Brian Basset (GoComics)          

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A child came into the office yesterday for a check up and his flu vaccine.  I asked his mom if she would like a flu vaccine also.  Smiling a bit timidly, she declined, saying:  “I don’t believe in the flu … Continue reading

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I didn’t want October to end without again acknowledging breast cancer awareness.  The PediaBlog received a number of heartfelt comments to Nancy Feyrer’s October 11 blog post “My Story:  Pink Ribbons.” From Heidi: Nancy, Thank you so much for your post and all … Continue reading

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Entrusting your child’s medical care by coming to our Pediatric Alliance offices is something that all of us here honor and appreciate.  It’s not just the doctors — the ones who spend the most time with you and your children at these … Continue reading

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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson (GoComics.com)

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Primordial —- Yellowstone/Grand Tetons from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. I wrote a blog post about the experience here: voortexproductions.com/blog/ Music: Bium Bium Bambalo by Sigur Ros Lyrics translated from Icelandic Bíum bíum bambaló, Bambaló and dillidillidó My little friend I lull … Continue reading

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When he considers which consumer brands to endorse (see The PediaBlog October 17 — “Brought To You By…”), Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby takes things seriously: “Whatever it is, if you form a partnership with a company, a brand, you … 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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