February 23rd, 2019

Future Memories from Max Rive on Vimeo:  The title is about the changing world we are living in regards to climate change. Some of the glaciers you will see will literally be gone in 5 to 10 years from now....

January 26th, 2019

“I’ve learned you are never too small to make a difference.”   (Connect4Climate on YouTube)  

January 23rd, 2019

The Planetary Health Plate  — Harvard University (Google Images)   If they are not doing so already, the “Planetary Health Diet” — low in red meat and sugar, high in fruits, vegetables, and nuts — is what our children and...

October 10th, 2018

  Do you have a baby or a young child? (Or do you know one?) Good. Stop what you are doing right now and look at them. In 20 or 30 years, maybe when they are the same age as...

October 4th, 2018

  Yesterday on The PediaBlog, we learned about the Trump administration’s new proposal rolling back important environmental (climate) and health rules that regulate fuel efficiency standards and air pollution emissions. The new proposal, called the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficiency (SAFE)...

October 3rd, 2018

    Contrary to popular thinking, the United States government is not in complete denial on the subject of climate change. Case in point: In July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA — an agency attached to the U.S....

July 2nd, 2018

  A doctor, a scientist, and a priest walk into a bar… Except that physician Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan, PhD, and Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, PhD aren’t joking when they consider “Health, Faith, and Science on a...

May 15th, 2018

  This may be a record-setting year for tree pollen output, but, yesterday, Jill Daly told Pittsburgh Post-Gazette readers and allergy sufferers that we are still not out of the woods. As tree pollens peak and then fall, grasses and...

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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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