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Twice as many kids are killed while walking   Safe Kids Worldwide alerts parents to dangers unique to October 31st…: On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than … Continue reading

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  We didn’t want to let this month pass without recognizing an important national safety program. The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week (October 8-14) was “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” and urges everyone to develop and practice … Continue reading

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Fowl Language by Brian Gordon (arcamax.com/comics)                              

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Future. Forged. For all. from City Channel Pittsburgh on YouTube: We are dreamers, thinkers, makers and problem solvers. We always have been. We are not afraid of redefining ourselves. Or the world. We work together on the biggest challenges, because we … Continue reading

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Making Halloween Safe for Children with Food Allergies   Pediatric Alliance — Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Division   Dr. Sergei Belenky & Dr. Deborah Gentile   Born out of one mom’s desire to help ensure that children with food allergies … Continue reading

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  In June, we reviewed a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics identifying gun violence as a public health crisis in the United States: Injuries from guns are the third leading cause of death in children ages 1-17 … Continue reading

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  Better Baby Book? — Better Think Again By Jennifer Yoon RDN/LDN, Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair   I’m sitting down with a parent for an impromptu consult about starting solid foods. The mother has a medical background and has … Continue reading

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Ear infections (a.k.a. otitis media) are the most common childhood conditions for which antibiotics are prescribed, even though many cases are actually caused by the same upper respiratory viruses that result in the common cold. Each year in the United … 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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