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When we looked last week at the array of chemical additives getting into our food and, thus, into our bodies, we found there were some choices we can make to minimize our exposure and risk of becoming sick from them. … Continue reading

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Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry (GoComics.com)   Parenting has always been a difficult task, and in this day and age, it doesn’t appear to be getting any easier. Fiona Werle-Schupp outlines three styles of parenting that … Continue reading

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Take It From The Tinkersons by Bill Bettwy (arcamax.com/thefunnies)            

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APORT (FETCH!) from Denis Dasen on Vimeo: The short story about the dogs which play the ball. APORT!    

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*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on July 27, 2016.   Damage Starts Early     On Monday, we looked at data pointing to positive improvements in several areas of pediatric health in the United States over the past … Continue reading

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  Concerned with growing scientific evidence showing common chemical food additives causing harm to children’s health, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the AAP Council on Environmental Health* published two important documents this week sounding the alarm. Roni Caryn Rabin … Continue reading

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While they sometimes come out of nowhere, most parents eventually learn to detect impending temper tantrums before they hit. Tantrums for children of all ages are more likely when we are frustrated and irritable, typically in the context of being … Continue reading

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  Every two years or so, The PediaBlog revisits what to do — and more importantly, what not to do — about teething pain in infants. Most babies erupt their first tooth, usually a lower central incisor, by 8-9 months … 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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