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  Vaccines are arguably the most studied pharmacological agents in the history of clinical and laboratory medical research. Who, you might ask, is responsible for deciding on the recommended schedule — what some refer to as the “gold standard” — … Continue reading

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  “How can something like this happen?” is a question so many Americans are asking about a few disturbing events we’ve seen and heard on the news lately. Sexual abuse inflicted upon USA Gymnastics athletes by a doctor who was … Continue reading

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“I know that what time I have left really needs to be devoted to raising awareness of the fact that my condition could have been avoided.” — Michael Becker (CBS This Morning, Feb. 24, 2018)   If you could give … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue by Mike Thompson (GoComics.com)           *** Beginning January 22, 2018, Pediatric Alliance and some our pediatric colleagues from around the United States are participating in an AAP-sponsored immunization advocacy campaign on social media. Please … Continue reading

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*This post first appeared on The PediaBlog on February 17, 2015.   This Isn’t The Wild West     A reader expresses what’s on the mind of many parents recently: I’d love to see some information on what we should … Continue reading

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  Picky Eating: Stop Handouts and Grazing! By Jennifer Yoon, RDN/LDN, Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair   Goldfish, cereal, yogurt melts, puffs, pouches — all conveniently packaged for families on-the-go to feed their little ones on-the-run. It is a common … Continue reading

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  A report published last week by one of the country’s largest health insurers reveals the disappointing uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in American tweens and teens: The top three reasons parents cited for not giving their child 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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