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Local Doctor Leads Inspiring Climb Up Mt. Kilimanjaro

On 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.

03/06/2014

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Local Doctor Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro For Worthy Cause

KDKA’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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/26/2014

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UPMC Neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon Reacts To Tony Dorsett’s Diagnosis

UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon reacts to Tony Dorsett’s CTE diagnosis with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–11/07/2013

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Tony Dorsett Seeking Treatment For Memory Issues

He 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.

11/06/2013

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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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/24/2013

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New Technology Helping To Prevent Head Injuries In Sports

Preventing 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.

10/16/2012

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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.

07/30/2012

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Should We Let Our Kids Play? Concussions Are on the Rise

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon about the continuing discussion about kids and concussions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/29/2012

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Dr. Joseph Maroon Explains Latest Concussion Research

World-renowned neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dr. Joseph Maroon joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–03/14/2012

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Injured Local Veteran Pushes For Better Treatment

Badly 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.

03/12/2012

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Focus On Sports And Concussions

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk about the heightened awareness of sports-related concussions with neurologist Dr. Joseph Maroon.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/18/2011

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New Program Focuses On Kids & Concussions

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to renowned neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon and NFL veteran Brad Culpepper about kids and concussions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2011

More Information on the PACE Concussion Test

Dick’s Sporting Goods has committed to screening one million young athletes across the country as part of the biggest concussion testing program ever. It’s called PACE, or Protecting Athletes through Concussion Education, and Dick’s will […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2011

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Steelers’ Team Doctor Joseph Maroon Reacts To NFL Concussions

Steelers team neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon has been warning people for years about sports-related concussions, and he talks about them with Larry and John after a weekend that saw several big hits in the NFL.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/19/2010

Breakthrough for Sports Brain Concussions

Dr Joseph Maroon, the Pittsburgh Steelers Neurologist, has been studying and preventing sports related brain concussions for years, and he talks with Larry Richert about new information on treating and preventing concussions, as well as […]

09/29/2010

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