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  Depending on the straw you draw — will it be Mom who stays home doling out the sweet treats while Dad makes the neighborhood rounds with the kids, or vice versa? — parents play the biggest role in making … Continue reading

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  Last year on The PediaBlog, we learned about a special program that makes Halloween a more inclusive and fun holiday for a lot of children. Pediatric Alliance allergists Sergei Belenky and Deborah Gentile explained it: Born out of one mom’s … Continue reading

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  With Halloween nearly upon us, careful planning for the big event is crucial for ensuring a safe and fun excursion around the neighborhood, especially for the youngest of trick-or-treaters, says pediatrician Dina DiMaggio, M.D.: Allow for plenty of time … Continue reading

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  After the last mass shooting in this country — no wait, maybe it was the one before that, or the one before that… — we leaned on Meghan Moreno, M.D. to guide us with her wisdom in a timely piece … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Autumn from Visual Air – Sam Moore on Vimeo: Scenes of Autumn in Sussex. Autumn colours came to an abrupt end on Saturday as the UK got the tail end of Storm Angus, and any leaves that … Continue reading

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This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on October 26, 2015.   Ask Us Anything   A mother emails: My son had a liver transplant, and is now immune-suppressed by his anti-rejection medication. He has been instructed to only receive … Continue reading

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  The American Heart Association’s idea of a healthy diet “emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish, legumes, nontropical vegetable oils and nuts, while limiting sodium, sweets, sugar-sweetened beverages, and red meats.” Dietary fiber is a nutrient contained … 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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