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The Caketrope of BURTON’s Team from Alexandre DUBOSC on Vimeo: Chocolate tribute to Tim BURTON.    

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I hate to bring this up the day before Halloween, but pediatric endocrinologist and professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Robert Lustig, has “definitive evidence” that sugar is “toxic.” In a very small study (43 children … Continue reading

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Mind on The Run: “The Last Time I Saw Yina” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division     (Musical Accompaniment: “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” — Written by Van Morrison, sung by Rod … Continue reading

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This week, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) made an announcement that should surprise no one — even a meat industry crying foul: processed meat is a human carcinogen: Processed meat refers to meat that has … Continue reading

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By Terri Otteni, R.N., Care Coordinator, Pediatric Alliance — Northland Division     Think back to when your children were babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. (Many of you don’t have to think back — you are in the midst of that season … Continue reading

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A mother emails: My son had a liver transplant, and is now immune-suppressed by his anti-rejection medication. He has been instructed to only receive the flu injection and never receive the nasal FluMist vaccine. He has also been advised by his … Continue reading

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Dustin by Steve Kelley and Jeff Parker (comics.azcentral.com)            

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Around the World by Drone from Seagull Aerial on YouTube: Video shot with the Phantom 2 and GoPro Hero 4 and the Inspire 1, by DJI — most shots from the Expedition Series kit assembled by DSLRPros. Locations include Mt. … 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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