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One of the more remarkable features of American society is the emphasis we place on reliable, affordable, and safe child care. Day care centers, preschools, and other early learning programs allow very young children the opportunity to socialize and learn … Continue reading

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  Yesterday on The PediaBlog, Sara DePierre walked us through the benefits of organically grown foods. One advantage organic foods have over conventionally farmed foods is their absence of pesticides. Sara mentioned the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of conventionally grown … Continue reading

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  By Sara DePierre, PA-C, Pediatric Alliance — Jefferson Hills   March is National Nutrition Month and you now feel inspired to make the conscious effort to choose more nutritious foods for yourself and your family. (Or you know that … Continue reading

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  By Michael Petrosky, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Wexford     Vaccines save lives and prevent lots of serious illnesses. I am fortunate enough to have been trained during the vaccine era and not have to dread going into the … Continue reading

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Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than (GoComics.com)                                                                   … Continue reading

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SOUTHWEST. PROVEN HERE. from Yeti Cycles on Vimeo: The landscape of the American southwest is an ethereal place. The cathedral towers, deep canyons, and crushed red dirt produce terrain with endless riding possibilities. One is only limited by his efforts … Continue reading

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  Mind On The Run: “When A Pediatrician Chooses You” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading

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  Some more responses to the question, “How do I choose a pediatrician for my children,” from Pediatric Alliance physicians:   “When beginning the journey to select a pediatrician, there are two important questions to ask. The first is, “How knowledgeable is … 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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