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Island Style – ‘Oiwi E Medley from Playing For Change on YouTube: Jack Johnson and dozens of artists joined more than 1,000 Hawai’i keiki (children) in this beautiful medley. Weʻre excited to present our 2nd ʻSong Across Hawaiʻiʻ collaboration with … Continue reading

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  Without a doubt, overweight (defined by a body mass index greater than or equal to the 85th percentile) and obesity (BMI greater than or equal to the 95th percentile) present clear risks to our health. In particular, the consequences … Continue reading

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  23 years have passed since the American Academy of Pediatrics began urging parents to place their babies supine (on their back) to sleep. This “Back to Sleep” effort to decrease the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) was … Continue reading

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  Amid the controversy and cacophony surrounding the United Nations General Assembly meeting last week came very good news indeed: Infant and maternal tetanus has been officially eliminated in the Americas! The announcement from the Pan American Health Organization highlighted … Continue reading

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Is this Round 3 or 4? Is it “Repeal and Replace”, or is it “Reform”? I can’t remember anymore. Once again, the American healthcare system is under attack by opponents of the Affordable Care Act, and once again, the new … Continue reading

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  A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence tackles a subject that has become more commonplace among young people: body modification, otherwise known as piercings, tattoos, and scarification. For years, teens and young adults … Continue reading

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NOX ATACAMA/8K from Martin Heck/Timestorm Films on Vimeo: The Atacama desert is home to the darkest and cleanest skies in the world. A view to the nightsky rewards with uncountable numbers of stars and fantastic nebulas in one of 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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