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By Damian Ternullo, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair Division   April is the Month of the Military Child. Yesterday on The PediaBlog, I covered the hardships children and their families endure when a loved one is deployed to a … Continue reading

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  By Damian Ternullo, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair Division     April is the Month of the Military Child. I wanted to write this post on The PediaBlog as a small reminder of the sacrifices many of our families … Continue reading

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Andrew M. Seaman has confirmation of something we already knew, just in case someone missed the memo: The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is not linked to development of autism spectrum disorders, even among children considered to be at risk, … Continue reading

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Clay Jones posts an excellent primer on the lumpy, bumpy shapes of newborn babies’ heads: Pediatricians, particularly those who spend a significant amount of time caring for newborns, see a lot of babies with unusually-shaped heads. Although to be fair, … Continue reading

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Adam@Home by Rob Harrell (news.yahoo.com/comics)              

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Travel Where You Live from Sebastian Linda on Vimeo: What if we live the same way we travel? Filmed in Dresden, Leipzig, Machern, Steina, Sächsische Schweiz, Saurierpark Bautzen and many other places of Saxony.    

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Most children and adults I know prefer the intranasal, aerosolized form of the influenza vaccine (FluMist) over the old-fashioned injectable kind because… well… it doesn’t hurt! And it works great, too! Kids like it so much, I often hear: “I wish all … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Study Abroad By Sarah Kohl, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray Division     “Guess what Mom…I’m going to Brazil!” Your daughter (or son) gushes with excitement as she recounts how she was chosen for a 2-month … 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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