October 11th, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report in August (coinciding with “Contact Lens Health Week” August 21-25) warning contact lens wearers of the risks of not following healthy wear and care practices. Teenagers were a particular target...

October 10th, 2017

Bone is one of the most metabolically active tissues in the body. Calcium and other minerals are constantly being laid down — and later, borrowed — for the body’s essential functions. Constructing a strong and healthy skeleton requires  consistently providing...

October 9th, 2017

Imagine a day when instead of hauling a backpack full of textbooks, notebooks, pens, pencils, and lunches to-and-from school, your student will carry only a computer tablet that holds all of the aforementioned paraphernalia, minus the lunch. Until that day...

October 8th, 2017

Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson (arcamax.com/comics)            

October 7th, 2017

Water II from Morgan Maassen on Vimeo: An ode to the sea, which i revere most. filmed in: Hawaii, Tahiti, Maldives, Barbados, Indonesia, Mexico and California    

October 6th, 2017

  Yesterday on The PediaBlog, we looked at two studies describing the long-term impact of concussions suffered during youth and wondered aloud whether some parents were having second thoughts for allowing their sons to play organized tackle football. If the...

October 5th, 2017

  A few recently published clinical reports about the long-term impact of concussions in youth probably have parents who allow their sons to play football feeling a bit queasy with second thoughts. For example, one small and limited study from...

October 4th, 2017

  On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics expressed its grief and condolences following the horrific Las Vegas massacre the evening before. For the AAP, it wasn’t too soon to reiterate its long-standing policy commitment to a difficult and pervasive...

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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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