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*This post first appeared on The PediaBlog on November 30, 2015.   “Bare Is Best”   In a 2011 policy statement regarding “SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Deaths,” the American Academy of Pediatrics expanded their recommendations to make a baby’s sleep environment … Continue reading

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  The first ever sensory-friendly performance of the holiday classic The Nutcracker made its American debut in Pittsburgh six years ago. For the sixth consecutive year, Pediatric Alliance is again proud to support Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre by raffling tickets to our … Continue reading

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  Have you ever seen a child with a chickenpox rash? If your pediatrician has been practicing for fewer than 20 years, chances are they haven’t seen many — maybe not any — cases of chickenpox either. According to the … Continue reading

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  In their 33rd annual “Trouble in Toyland” report — issued last week before all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales commenced — the nonprofit U.S. Public Interest Research Group acknowledged success in efforts to make children’s toys safer, even … Continue reading

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  MIND ON THE RUN Covering Up for Mister Stink   By Anthony Kovatch, MD Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   In keeping with last year’s Thanksgiving theme of following “Doctor’s Orders,” I wish to update my previous premise regarding this … Continue reading

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MTJF/DIXIE from Your Forests Your Future on Vimeo: Nestled in the rugged southwestern corner of Utah, Dixie National Forest spans nearly 2 million acres of jaw-dropping scenery and endless vistas. Join us as we take you on a visual journey … Continue reading

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  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Everywhere you go Take a look at the five and ten, it’s glistening once again With candy canes and silver lanes aglow… It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Soon … 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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