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Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Thirty-one percent of Americans are hypertensive, 30% are prehypertensive, and approximately 20% are hypertensive yet unaware of their status according to a recent study published in the March 6, 2014  American Journal of Hypertension.  In addition the authors note that only 47% of those with hypertension are adequately controlled. The study they report on is a meta-analysis of […]

Good Food

Dr Joseph Maroon contributes to FOX News on Foods doctors won’t eat

Dr Joseph Maroon along with several other prominent experts in nutrition discuss common foods that should be avoided in an online FOX News report.  Click Here – to read the entire article written by Lauren Gordon, Published December 24, 2013 in The Daily Meal.  In addition the article has recommendations on good foods to eat for better […]

Football Brain

Dr Joseph Maroon to Lecture in NY on Concussion and Brain Function on March 21, 2014

On Monday March 21, 2014, Dr Joseph Maroon will lecture at the first annual  seminar presented by the PATH Foundation located in New York City that will focus on how the human brain functions to reward.  The seminar will feature a Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist, celebrity Suzanne Somers and the former Governor of New York […]

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Training to Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

Two month ago Rajesh Durbal, the first triple amputee to complete the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon asked me to be the “team doctor” for the first ever “Guts to Glory Expedition” to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro—the highest free standing mountain in the world.  Rajesh assembled 10 disabled amputee athletes to perform this first ever climb by such […]

CTE

Concussion and Athletes: Understanding the Effects and Latest Interventions with Diet and Lifestyle

Introduction When an athlete, whether it is football, soccer, lacrosse or any sport, suffers a blow to head depending on the force, direction and condition of the athlete a concussion can occur. It can be painful for the athlete as well as frightening to a spectator to watch.  We instinctively know we must protect our […]

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Dr Joseph Maroon to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro to Support Disabled

UPMC Neurosurgeon and Triathlete Dr Joseph Maroon to Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro With Expedition of 10 Amputees Attempt First Ever Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro Dr Joseph Maroon, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at UPMC Presbyterian and Passavant Hospitals, will participate as medical adviser to first ever climb of Mount Kilimanjaro by 10 amputees starting February 20, 2014.  […]