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Mind-Body Connection

How can we Build and Support our Immune Health?

September 2020. Dr Joseph Maroon contributes quarterly to Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine.  In his most recent article, How can we Build and Support our Immune Health? , Dr Maroon discusses the importance of our immune system for disease prevention and also recovery. In this article he introduces the concept of the Mind-Body connection, and its importance […]

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Dr Maroon Comments on CBD for Seniors in Latest Consumer Reports

September 8, 2020. The number one reason people use medical marijuana is for chronic pain.  This condition has also been the driving force behind the majority seniors who have obtained permission from their physicians to use medical marijuana.  But as noted in the recent article by Consumer Reports – A Guide to CBD and Cannabis […]

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Dr Maroon Lectures at Sports Conference on Restoring Balance

At the December 2019 Sports Biometrics Conference in San Francisco, Dr Joseph Maroon presented a lecture on – Restoring Homeostasis. Dr Maroon shared insights to enhance balance for optimal sports performance and recovery. Dr. Joe Maroon MD, FACS is the Clinical Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the […]

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CBD Increases Blood to the Brain

August 2020. Researchers at University College London have reported in healthy people high dose CBD increases blood flow to the memory area of the brain. The article was entitled – The effects of acute cannabidiol on cerebral blood flow and its relationship to memory: An arterial spin labelling magnetic resonance imaging study. Here they reported […]

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Dr. Maroon Receives Clinician of Courage Award

ARTICLE COURTESY Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept of Neurosurgery Pittsburgh, August 13, 2020 — Joseph Maroon, MD, Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, has received the 2020 UPMC Loren Roth Clinician of Courage Award. The award is presented to a UPMC physician who is thriving and/or serving as a leader within their community after having faced […]

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Dr Maroon Guest Speaker For NBA on CBD

July 29, 2020. Dr. Joseph Maroon was an invited speaker at the 2020 National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Virtual Sports Medicine Symposium on July 29, 2020. His presentation, “CBD: Potential Therapeutic Uses in Sports Medicine” was well received. Television personality, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Mt. Lebanon native, Mark Cuban, also participated in the […]

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You are NOT Taking Enough Omega-3

July 27, 2020.  After researching and writing two books on fish oil and recommending for it my patients for decades it still surprising to me why most physicians either don’t recommend it routinely or at a dose that actually may help. The fact is the omega-3 found in fish and fish oil supplements has tremendous […]

See Video Webinar of Dr Maroon Discussing Burnout and the Pandemic

July 11, 2020 –  Apollo Neuroscience co-founder Dr. Dave Rabin MD, PhD interviewed Dr Joseph Maroon, world-renowned neurosurgeon and author of Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life. They discuss burnout, chronic stress, resilience, and Dr Maroon’s  latest book. Dr. Maroon MD, FACS. is Clinical Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Heindl […]

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Genes Increase Risk of Dementia, but Exercise can Still Help

July 8 2020  The US has and will continue for the next 30 years to have a significantly older population. Between 2020 and 2060, the number of older adults is projected to increase by 69 percent, from 56.0 million to 94.7 million. Although much smaller in total size, the number of people ages 85 and older is projected […]

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Dr Joseph Maroon Live Interview On Pandemic and Stress Management

Apollo Neuro Hosting Dr Joseph Maroon Join us on July 2nd alongside world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS Apollo co-founder Dr. Dave Rabin MD, PhD is bringing on a world-renowned expert in burnout to answer all the great questions we’ve been getting about chronic stress, how to combat it, resilience, and ways to avoid […]