August 12th, 2017

Amazing Things Happen from Amazing Things Happen on YouTube: An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely...

August 11th, 2017

  Dave Hale started attending camp at The Woodlands in Wexford, PA as a teenager in 1997. A lot has happened in his life, before and since, and Dave decided to share the five things he’s learned from living with...

August 10th, 2017

This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about a product I had never heard of before, though I suspect some parents have: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning parents and caregivers not to use...

August 9th, 2017

  Following last Friday’s PediaBlog post, “Autism: Eyes Point Internally,” a reader asks: I have an autistic eleven-year-old son. I recently read an online article written by Emily Deans, M.D., Evolutionary Psychiatry, about various versions of the ketogenic diet having a positive...

August 8th, 2017

Like many girls with autism, Pauline Campos’s 9-year-old daughter’s situation often escapes notice from unsuspecting people: My daughter has high-functioning autism, which is the diagnostic term doctors now use for what was formerly known as Asperger’s syndrome. Many of the...

August 7th, 2017

  Come on! As of July 31, the number of children across the United States who have died of heatstroke when left in hot cars was at a record high. This year, 29 children have died of heatstroke after being...

August 6th, 2017

Moderately Confused by Jeff Stahler (GoComics.com)                              

August 5th, 2017

Pursuit (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo: …The work on this film began on March 28th and ended June 29th. There were 27 total days of actual chasing and many more for traveling. I drove across 10 states and put over...

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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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