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The Beauty Of Greenland from Dennis Schmelz on Vimeo: Sailing through the midnight sun in Greenland, a dream becomes reality. In July I visited Greenland for the first time. With our small sailing boat we discovered the icefjords around Ilulissat … Continue reading

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*This post first appeared on The PediaBlog on March 30, 2015.   Five Gyres     You’ve probably heard of ocean vortexes of trash (mostly plastic), or “garbage patches,” created by currents carrying floating debris around the world. A new … Continue reading

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  It might seem obvious that the amount of time parents spend with their kids is paramount for healthy child development. But for many children in the United States, quality time spent with mom and dad — especially dad — … Continue reading

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  It is remarkable just how prevalent sexting has become. Defined as “the sending or receiving of nude or seminude images or sexually explicit text messages” in a new study on sexting behavior among youth, Erin Gabriel says sexting has increased … Continue reading

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Only after the enormous physical, psychological, and emotional changes that define the teenage years have settled can we all truly appreciate just how challenging adolescence really is. The mental health toolkit created by Dr. Laura Offutt for Teen Health Week … Continue reading

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Bravo! to Dr. Laura Offutt and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia for their “global initiative to help teens take charge of their health” last week during Teen Health Week. The toolkits they created for important health issues encountered by … Continue reading

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Baby Blues by Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott (arcamax.com/thefunnies)            

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Matt Jones Frames Of Mind from Red Bull on Vimeo: Check out how how Matt Jones visualises tricks and pushes MTB freestyle skills to the very limit, providing a fresh view into how elite athletes use sports psychology to compete at … 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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