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            For those of us who watch our own diets carefully and who monitor our weight fluctuations on our home scales, the holiday season can be fraught with anxiety and disappointment when it should really … Continue reading

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Melancholy Gorge from Harun Mehmedinovic on Vimeo: New River Gorge, located in gorgeous rural West Virginia, is the site of the oldest river system in the world. At the heart of the New River Gorge is world’s third longest single … Continue reading

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Sometimes we say things to our kids that we immediately wish we could take back. But sometimes we’re not aware of our verbal mistakes of parenting until someone else (usually a spouse) points them out. Charlotte Hilton Anderson has “50 … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, what Molly Walker is saying makes sense: Young children who had an absent parent by the time they were 7 years old were linked with increased risks of smoking and alcohol consumption prior to their teenage years, data from … Continue reading

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  No one said raising children was easy. For households with both parents or a single parent working, finding that comfortable work-life balance is difficult. American Pamela Druckerman lives in France and says, compared to what Europeans and Canadians receive in … Continue reading

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  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported last week that traffic fatalities increased 9.5% (9,600 people) the second quarter of 2016 compared to the same period last year. The number of teen-involved fatalities increased 10% in 2015 after a … Continue reading

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  Let’s get real: If you don’t get a flu vaccine and you get the flu, you’re going to get pretty sick. Not “my-nose-is-stuffy-but-I-can-go-to-work” sick; not “I-was-up-all-night-coughing-but-I’ll-be-okay” sick. No, it will be much worse than that. Influenza hits pretty quick and pretty hard. … 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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