April 15th, 2019

    One week after the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning about Fischer-Price’s Rock ‘n Play, the federal agency responsible for “protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death” from consumer products officially ordered a recall...

April 9th, 2019

    Late last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price issued a warning about the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper due to reports of infants rolling over and dying in them: The CPSC is aware of 10 infant...

February 20th, 2019

  Dr. Lili has produced a terrific 22-minute video that every parent needs to watch. On her excellent blog, My Pocket Pediatrician, Dr. Lili discusses gun safety while remaining apolitical and staying in her lane as a mom, a pediatrician,...

February 18th, 2019

Sudden fevers, itchy skin eruptions, scraped knees and banged heads are just some of the situations parents must be ready to manage at the most unexpected moments. Mom and pediatrician, Dr. Jamie Friedman, suggests that parents and caregivers stay prepared...

January 4th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on January 4, 2016.   Saving Lives With Car Seats     Last week we learned that parents and caregivers are finding the installation and proper use of car seats, booster seats, and...

November 30th, 2018

*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...

November 27th, 2018

  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...

November 20th, 2018

  Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on changing trends in deaths from firearms in major U.S. metropolitan areas in it’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Recently, firearm homicide rates in large metro...

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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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