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  By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C., Pediatric Alliance — North Hills         Happy Birthday, Mr. Hockey! Last June, Detroit and the world of hockey said goodbye to Gordie Howe. Mr. Howe was one of the best hockey … Continue reading

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  Johanzynn Gatewood has bad news for us — and good news, too: An annual report by the Environmental Working Group found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. That’s … Continue reading

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More and more Americans appear to be taking an interest in the food they eat, and we’re not just talking how much it costs and how many calories are in a given item. People are asking “Where did this come … Continue reading

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Springtime Allergies Pediatric Alliance — Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Division         How Can I Prevent an Allergic Reaction to Pollen?   There are actions you can take to reduce allergic reactions to pollen: — Limit your outdoor … Continue reading

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Springtime Allergies Pediatric Alliance — Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Division   Sergei Belenky, MD and Deborah Gentile, MD     What Is a Springtime Allergy?   Pollen is one of the most common triggers of springtime allergies. Many people know … Continue reading

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Dustin by Steve Kelley and Jeff Parker (arcamax.com/thefunnies)          

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Marble Machine from Wintergatan on YouTube: Marble Machine built and composed by Martin Molin.   Watch How It Works here.    

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Last April, Dr. Sarah Kohl (Chartiers/McMurray Division) wrote that we were at the center of an epidemic: Fact: Pennsylvania is one of the top states for deaths due to heroin overdoses. Addiction to narcotics cuts across all walks of life … 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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