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Power of Polyphenols

Phenomenal Polyphenols By Joseph Maroon, MD for Well Bella Magazine, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 These antioxidant compounds are a proven powerhouse of anti-aging benefits. Learn why supplements—especially resveratrol and green tea—should be included in your diet. Only 300 years ago did we learn that fruits and vegetables are not only good food sources that satisfy […]

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What are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is conducted through a small incision, usually with the aid of microscopes or other endoscopic visualization, such as small devices or cameras designed for viewing internal portions of the body. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is intended to treat disorders of spinal discs with minimal muscle related injury and to allow rapid recovery, while […]

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Dr. Joseph Maroon’s GNC Ironman Press Release Oct 4, 2013

October 4, 2013 at 11:36 am  PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3, 2013 (Read Here) Demonstrating What It Means to ‘Live Well,’ Dr. Joseph C. Maroon Enters His 5th Ironman World Championship in Kona Hawaii “Dr. Maroon, who is Chairman of the GNC Medical Advisory Board, knows a lot about what training, physical conditioning and proper nutrition can achieve. […]

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Video Interview by Dr. Maroon on Cervical Fusion in Professional Athletes

  See Video at – Outcomes After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in Professional Athletes Originally Posted by UPMC Physician Resources on Monday, June 24th 2013 A recent study examined return-to-play decisions and outcomes for 15 professional athletes with cervical spine injuries. Joseph Maroon, MD, vice chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, discusses the study and its findings which will appear […]

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Dr Maroon Reacts to Tony Dorsett CTE Claims

Nov 6, 2013 – KDKA News reporter John Shumway interviews former NFL player and Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett on his recent diagnosis of memory loss and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.  See video interview and Dr Maroon’s response to these findings. – See full story and video – Here World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon wonders about Dorsett’s […]

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UPMC’s Dr Joseph Maroon Talks Life After Becoming an Ironman

Dr Maroon discusses what it feeling to have completed his 5th World Championship Ironman Triathlon in Kona, HI.  His blog post appears on UPMC Blog post on Nov 6, 2013 – Read Entire Post Here   The incredible high from the massive release of endorphins—that intense feeling of “flow” and focus—was followed, within 48 hours, […]

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Joseph Maroon Completes Ironman Championship in Kona, HI

Joseph Maroon, MD, Neurosurgeon, Nutritional and Fitness Expert has just completed his fifth Hawaiian Ironman World Championship Triathlon, on October 12, 2013 in Kona, Hawaii with a time of 16:03:48 See Video of Dr. Maroon as he describes his thoughts on completing the World’s Toughest Race – Click Here The Hawaiian Ironman event consists of a 2.4-mile […]