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  Did you know this? A rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. There are nearly 7,000 rare diseases. More than 25 million Americans have one.   25 million people. Wow. That’s a … Continue reading

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  By Sara DePierre, PA-C, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — Jefferson Hills     It’s the age old question: Nature vs. Nurture. What shapes a child’s temperament? What creates their personality? Is it something innate within them, perhaps inherited or genetic? … Continue reading

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Pulse (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo: For quite a few years now I’ve been wanting to do something different with my time-lapse films. I love color. Storms are full of color. The blues, the greens, the warm oranges and … Continue reading

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It’s happened twice already today. I came down the stairs this morning and you weren’t there with your ears perked up, waiting for my invitation (“You wanna go for a walk around the block?”), all ready to go. Then, just now, … Continue reading

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The 2016-17 influenza season is turning out to be a fairly typical one (in other words, horrible for those who are sickened by the nasty virus). And this year’s vaccine, which protects against four different strains of the influenza virus, is … Continue reading

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A reader asks: I saw this article regarding side effects from long term MiraLAX use in toddlers. Our doctor told us to use it for our 3 year old and we have every morning for a few months. Any thoughts? … Continue reading

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A study published online last week in Nature searches for clues regarding how early and dramatically changes in brain development occur in children with autism: Brain enlargement has been observed in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but the timing of this phenomenon, and the … 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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