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Why we Can’t Stop Eating

One of the most profound scientific reports came out this month that sheds light on why food addiction is so hard to overcome and the serious consequences for our health as a society.  This article from JAMA, Increasing Adiposity Consequence or Cause of Overeating? by David Ludwig, PhD., discusses research on how fat cells, called adipocytes, are formed […]

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White House Conference on Concussion

Concussion is no longer considered a “ding” to the head.  With today’s concussion conference at the White House preventing, recognizing and treating concussion takes on more importance as a national public health issue. Concussion is defined as a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain caused by traumatic biomechanical forces. Sport- and recreation-related concussions are conservatively […]


Tell Your Doctor What Dietary Supplements You Are Taking

In a recently published article using survey data from the 2005-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) researchers found that 1 in 3 Americans taking prescription drugs were also taking dietary supplements. This was certainly not an unexpected finding.   People with a medical condition often proactively work to improve their health and nutrition in […]

Dr Maroon and daughter Bella at Mt Kilimanjaro Summit Feb 26, 22014

Video Interview of Dr Joseph Maroon Inspiring Climb of Mt Kilimanjaro

Dr Joseph Maroon is many things, including world-renowned, health and nutrition expert, concussion expert and triathlete, but as of February 26, 2014 you can add mountain climber.  Now back in Pittsburgh Dr Maroon talks about his fellow climbers and the struggles they overcame just to be there and those encountered during the climb.  See entire […]

Dr Maroon at the Summit of Mt Kilimanjaro Holding WWE Banner

Dr Joseph Maroon Leads WWE Medical Team

Pittsburgh Doctors Head WWE Medical Team, February 19, 2014,  Rick Dayton News Anchor at CBS Affiliate KDKA TV2 in Pittsburgh interviews Dr Maroon and the local physicians who assist World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to maintain the health and wellness of their world-class athletes.  READ ARTICLE HERE     “They do exciting moves. They do moves where they […]

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News Coverage of Dr Joseph Maroon’s Successful Climb of Mt Kilimanjaro

Read Pittsburgh Steelers Blog – Ain’t no mountain high enough for Steelers doc, Posted Feb 27, 2014, by Teresa Varley at “This is a very, very difficult mountain to climb, actually. I was with three individuals with no legs, one individual with both legs amputated and an arm, and another with no arms – a 19-year-old young […]