PTL Links: Oct. 9, 2015Some of today’s topics include: <li><a href="http://www.steelers.com/schedule-and-events/SteelersStyle.html" target="_blank">Steelers Style Fashion Show</a></li> <li><a href="http://makerfairepittsburgh.com/" target="_blank">Maker Faire Pittsburgh</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.pittsburghcares.org/?gclid=CPKY4YyJs8gCFdYWHwodL1MJ7w" target="_blank">Pittsburgh Cares</a></li> <a href="http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/10/09/ptl-links-oct-9-2015/">Click here for more of today's links!</a>
Rocky Bleier Named Honorary Chairman Of "The Crucible" Extreme Hiking FundraiserRocky Bleier and Dr. Joesph Maroon announced as the honorary chairmen of "The Crucible" extreme hike thought the Laurel Mountains this coming May.
Local Doctor Leads Inspiring Climb Up Mt. KilimanjaroOn Feb. 20, Dr. Joseph Maroon started his trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro as the medical director of the climb with the “Live Free – African Freedom Tour,” led by triple amputee and friend, Rajesh Dubal.
Local Doctor Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro For Worthy CauseKDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway have talked to people all over the world but Wednesday they took their first ever call from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro when UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon checked in.
UPMC Neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon Reacts To Tony Dorsett's DiagnosisUPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon reacts to Tony Dorsett's CTE diagnosis with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
Tony Dorsett Seeking Treatment For Memory IssuesHe made a career of staring down opponents and getting past them with apparent ease, but Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he's certain he has CTE, degenerative brain disease.
Dr. Maroon's "What It Takes To Be An Ironman"KDKA-AM's Larry and John talk to Steelers team neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon about his participation in the 2013 Ironman triathlon in Hawaii. We've also included Dr. Maroon's essay on how at 73 he is still able to compete at this level.
New Technology Helping To Prevent Head Injuries In SportsPreventing concussions has become a huge topic in the sports world. Doctors, researchers, and many other professionals are constantly looking for ways to stop the high number of head injuries.
WWE's 'Great Khali' Undergoes Successful Surgery In Pittsburgh"The Great Khali" is one of the most recognizable stars in the WWE. He's known for punishing his opponents in the ring, but now he's taking a break to recover from a surgery he had in Pittsburgh.
Should We Let Our Kids Play? Concussions Are on the RiseKDKA AM's Larry and John talk to neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon about the continuing discussion about kids and concussions.
Dr. Joseph Maroon Explains Latest Concussion ResearchWorld-renowned neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dr. Joseph Maroon joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday.
Injured Local Veteran Pushes For Better TreatmentBadly wounded by an improvised explosive device, Corpporal Tony Gower and his men immediately came under fire. The physical injuries healed, but his life would be permanently altered by a brain injury.