April 26th, 2017

Finding a balance between granting a teenager the privacy they desire at home and remaining connected to their relationships, activities, and emotions is a challenge most parents struggle with as their children navigate the road to young adulthood. Lisa Damour says...

April 24th, 2017

How much does it cost to raise a child? Just for the first year of life alone, your guess is probably way off, say Elizabeth Renter and Diamond Richardson: Expectant parents, including those currently pregnant and those planning to have...

April 3rd, 2017

  By Rebecca Godlove, Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray     My kindergarten teacher prepared for Open House by writing down her students’ favorite things and goals in life. Then, each student’s answers were covered and a parent was asked to...

March 22nd, 2017

My 6-year-old daughter is a highly sensitive person. She cries at the drop of a hat over every little thing. I have a hard time disciplining her because if I correct her, she instantly cries over the thought of “not...

March 13th, 2017

  By Rebecca Godlove, Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray       As my new little boy’s due date fast approaches, I’m pulling out my older son’s discarded baby clothes and toys, and my mind is full of questions. How will...

February 9th, 2017

You’ve had a long day and so has your preschooler. Now it’s time to get dinner on the table and he is as ornery as ever. Maybe he’s hungry, you think as you reach into the ‘fridge for a piece...

February 1st, 2017

By Rebecca Godlove, Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray       My husband had just started a new job with a very rigid schedule and was unable to accompany me to our second trimester anatomical scan in December. As a result,...

January 27th, 2017

  “Grow up!” Have you ever said those words to your kids? (Or your spouse? That could be trouble!) Is there a moment or event that happens — paying your first bill, filing taxes for the first time, getting married,...

  • MEET THE EDITOR

    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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