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Read Dr Maroon’s Brain Health Article in Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine

The Winter 2017 issue of Pittsburgh Fifty-Five Plus Magazine Dr Joseph Maroon discusses the importance of maintaining brain health for a lifetime.  In the article Dr Maroon notes several overlooked causes of poor brain function that can be easily corrected with simple lifestyle changes. Lack of Sleep-   can result in most serious problems like car crashes […]

Dr Maroon Introduces Topics on Balance in his Latest Book

In his latest book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, Dr Joseph Maroon introduces the serious topic of worker burnout.  In a recent lecture to the St Barnabas CEO Leadership Conference, Dr Maroon discusses the how the epidemic of an unbalanced life can affect many professions. See short video below to learn […]


Infant Asthma Benefits from Fish Oil During Pregnancy

Fish Oil Study Confirms Positive Health Benefits for Children by Reduction in Asthma Risk By Joseph Maroon, MD For decades, the use of dietary supplements has been physician-recommended to pregnant women as a way to supplement the nutritional demands of their growing child.  Omega-3 fish oil has been a vital part of these supplements due […]


Read Dr Maroon’s Nutritional Advice in Latest Men’s Fitness Article

January 3, 2017 Dr Joseph Maroon was asked to provide nutritional advice for Men’s Fitness Magazine this month. In an article entitled, The 2017 New Year Battle Plan for every guy, Personalized training, nutrition, and supplement tips for men of every age, goal, and fitness level, Dr. Maroon comments on the nutritional needs for a variety of different […]


Neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon introduces his new book – Square One A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life

By Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS One of the most important things people learn early on in life is Nothing is Free!  Everything we do, become or want has a cost.  In my latest book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, I reveal the terrible cost I paid trying to have it all […]


Steelers Announce Funding for Chuck Noll Concussion Foundation

November 17, 2016   The Pittsburgh Steelers team announced today the establishment of The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.  As a way to honor the Steelers legendary coach, The Foundation will support continued research and education regarding brain injuries and treatment of sports-related concussions. The Steelers organization has provided an initial contribution of $1 […]


Dr Maroon Participates in Red Bull Sports Performance Conference

September 15, 2016  In addition to being a world renowned neurosurgeon, Dr Joseph Maroon is also a ranked Ironman triathlete who recently took first place at the 70.5 Muncie, IN Ironman.  Dr. Maroon presented today on his experiences as both a neurosurgeon and triathlete at the first inaugural sports performance workshop hosted by Red Bull […]

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ImPACT Neurocognitive Test Obtains FDA Approval

August 22, 2016 –  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been expanding the type and scope of medical related items that fall under its supervision. Several years ago they indicated that neuropsychological tests, including the well established and scientifically validated ImPACT Test (The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test), would also be eligible for FDA […]


New Study Shows Omega-3 Even Better for Heart Healing

August 1, 2016, The American Heart Association’s journal Circulation released an article this week that should be a wake up call to thousands of doctors and cardiologists across the country on the benefits of fish oil.   Researchers reported in the journal the results of a study of almost 400 patients who had a recent heart attack.  About […]