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Can Dementia Risk Be Reversed or Prevented?

By Joseph Maroon, MC, FACS March 2020   Multiple surveys have shown there is nothing more frightening for most people as they age than developing dementia, or more specifically, Alzheimer’s disease. The fact is newly diagnosed dementia is becoming more common because the greatest risk of dementia is living longer. In 2017, US population census reports […]

Maroon Univ of Pitt Johnstown April 2020

Burnout to Wellness Lecture by Dr Maroon at University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

On April 1, 2020, the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown is hosting a daylong conference entitled, Creativity in Medical Humanities. at their Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.  This conference is free and open to the public.  This year they have asked Dr Joseph Maroon to be the Keynote Speaker for the event. For more information Contact Dr. Susan […]

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Healthy Aging Tips by Dr Joseph Maroon

January 28, 2020  News Health Online Magazine recently interviewed Dr Joseph Maroon on his tips for healthy aging.  In the article entitled, The Secrets to Healthy Aging, Dr Maroon relates many examples that he has practiced himself over the last 40 years to reduce and counter unhealthy aging.  Here is a quote from Dr. Maroon. “Even […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Discusses Wearable Technology That Regulates Mood

In a recent interview by KDKA Pittsburgh TV News, Dr Joseph Maroon was asked about the new technology of wearable devices to influence your health.   The Apple Watch is an example of a monitoring technology that can monitor heart rate and is even been reported to detect certain cardiac arrhythmias or abnormal beats.  In his […]

Dr Maroon Interview on CBD Jan 2020

Dr Maroon Discusses CBD in Better Nutrition Magazine

Better Nutrition Magazine January 2020 Issue – Dr Joseph Maroon was recently interviewed by Better Nutrition Magazine on the topic of hemp-derived CBD (Cannabidiol). The Magazine interviewed  Dr Joseph Maroon and a pharmacist about the facts and fiction surrounding CBD as a dietary supplement. In the article they cite many of the findings reported in his 2018 article […]

Maroon 2019 at Monastery

Reflections of the Spiritual Side of a Balanced Life

December 28, 2019 -Dr Joseph Maroon’s book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, is more that a self-help book.  Square One is the result of a lifetime of successes, failures and personal life lessons that most people would keep to themselves.  Fortunately, to our benefit, Dr Maroon has shared these stories and the […]

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Dr Maroon Advises First Sports Med Fellowship in Neurosurgery at UPMC

First Sports Med Fellowship Established Pittsburgh, September 12, 2019 — In what is considered the first such program of its kind in the nation, the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery has created a three-month sports medicine fellowship for residents. Fifth-year resident Enyinna Nwachuku, MD, (pictured with Dr Maroon) will serve the first fellowship that will […]


Healthy Skin From the Inside and Out

Introduction To understand skin health and how to fight the aging process it is important become familiar with the environmental exposures, nutritional requirements and structural skin changes that can occur as we age. It is also just as important to know how our overall health and body functions to support our skin over time. First and foremost […]