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(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 10, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission … Continue reading

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(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 9, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission … Continue reading

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(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 8, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission … Continue reading

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On August 1, 2012, Pediatric Alliance launched The PediaBlog. Today marks our 2,000th PediaBlog post! (Actually, it’s 2,002, but two posts have been repeated, including this one last week.) Reaching this special milestone would not have been possible without the help … Continue reading

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60 MiNueTs: Toxic Bodies from UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment on YouTube: PRHE’s mission is to create a healthier environment for human reproduction and development through advancing scientific inquiry, clinical care and health policies that prevent exposures … Continue reading

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This week, The PediaBlog has focused on easing anxieties grade school and middle school students might be feeling as the new school year approaches. For the 20% of American children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or other issues that pose obstacles … Continue reading

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About 20% of American schoolchildren have a diagnosed (or diagnosable) problem affecting their ability to learn efficiently. We call these situations where there are obstacles to efficient learning “learning disabilities.” Last year on The PediaBlog, we considered what a student … 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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