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By Rebecca Godlove — Pediatric Alliance, Chartiers/McMurray Division   Several months ago, I shared about my weight-loss journey, which culminated in my completion of Pittsburgh’s Great Race.  Although it was difficult to push my body when I didn’t feel like … Continue reading

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Very few people in this world had a healthier upbringing than Amy Parker: I was brought up on an incredibly healthy diet: no sugar till I was 1, breastfed for over a year, organic homegrown vegetables, raw milk, no MSG, no additives, … Continue reading

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This should inspire everyone to stand up:   “The Bully Didn’t See This Coming” from Brian Switzer on YouTube. There’s enough bullying that goes on in this world (and not just of kids in school).  Don’t you think it’s time … Continue reading

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Participation in youth sports is growing, and so is the amount of time and money necessary for families of young athletes to keep pace: It’s estimated that at least 35 million kids between 5 and 18 currently play an organized sport … Continue reading

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One way to get kids interested in eating better is to get them involved in the kitchen.  Last week I asked one of my patients to send me his recipe for one of his favorite foods.  His mom typed it … Continue reading

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The Healthcare Personnel Attire Police are coming!  JoNel Aleccia says new dress codes could play a role in limiting hospital-acquired infections: Short sleeves, bare hands and forearms and white coats that are laundered at least once a week — if … Continue reading

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Of all the nations in the developed world, the wealthiest nation — the United States — has the highest rates of overweight and obese citizens.  More than a third of Americans are obese, and that number is predicted to rise … 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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