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There is seldom a role for home cardiorespiratory or oxygen monitors. Even in newborns and young infants who are discharged home from neonatal intensive care units for a variety of serious conditions, including apnea and bradycardia of prematurity which resolves in … Continue reading

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  By Sara DePierre, PA-C, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — Jefferson Hills     As a health care provider, there are numerous topics near and dear to my heart but few that provoke true passion and fire in my discussions with … Continue reading

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NOVAE from Thomas Vanz on Vimeo: Headphones and 1080p recommended. Novae is a movie about an astronomical event that occurs during the last evolutionary stages of a massive star’s life, whose dramatic and catastrophic death is marked by one final … Continue reading

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  “Grow up!” Have you ever said those words to your kids? (Or your spouse? That could be trouble!) Is there a moment or event that happens — paying your first bill, filing taxes for the first time, getting married, … Continue reading

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We’re going to step away from pediatrics for a day and focus on grandparents (and in some cases, great-grandparents). At some point in our lives, many of us are called upon to care for an elderly family member, probably our … Continue reading

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Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined together to provide new guidelines encouraging women of childbearing age, mothers who are breastfeeding, and parents of young children to eat more fish. Fish is an … Continue reading

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Winter Sledding Safety for Children By Felicia Finnegan, PA-C and Edwin King, M.D., F.A.A.P.     Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair     Here are some tips on general sledding safety and gear to assure everyone is safe and has … 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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