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  By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C., Pediatric Alliance — North Hills   One of the most useful things we can do for sick patients is to donate blood. The process is fairly simple. First, you answer a series of screening … Continue reading

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          (Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson/Yahoo!Images)   Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported on a serious outbreak of diarrhea due to infections with the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni. From May-November, 2014, ninety-nine cases of C. jejuni … Continue reading

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  Pediatrician Robert A. Mendelson suggests that all pediatricians talk about screen time as a health issue with their patients and families: The health impacts of excessive media use are clear. They include decreased real-life communications with family and friends, disturbed … Continue reading

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“Does having a baby really make it harder to concentrate?” This is the question Heidi Mitchell asked University of Denver neurologist Pilyoung Kim. Dr. Kim has found that not only does a mother’s body visibly change during pregnancy and in … Continue reading

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Sky Magic Live at Mt. Fuji: Drone Ballet Show by MicroAd, Inc. on Vimeo: Beautiful backdrop of the world heritage site Mt. Fuji was used to stage the first Live performance using MIDI controlled LED flying machines, accompanied by Shamisens, … Continue reading

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  Sarah Kohl, M.D., F.A.A.P. Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray (19 years) Birthplace:  Wilmington, DE Education:  I went to high school in Philadelphia, then to Cornell University where I studied agriculture BUT I discovered I liked working with people instead! (I … Continue reading

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  By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C., Pediatric Alliance — North Hills       “Am I the only one I know Waging my wars behind my face and above my throat Shadows will scream that I’m alone” — Migraine … 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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