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May 18, 2011

Dr. Joseph Maroon & ‘Neurosurgery’ 1999-2000: Origins of ‘ImPACT’

Neurosurgery, October 1999 – A review of the just-published anthology Sports-Related Concussion, edited by Julian E. Bailes, Mark R. Lovell, and Joseph C. Maroon COMMENT Reviewer […]
May 19, 2011

Dr. Joseph Maroon & ‘Neurosurgery’ 2002: ‘Cumulative Effects’

Neurosurgery, November 2002 – “Cumulative Effects of Concussion in High School Athletes.” Authors: Michael W. Collins, Ph.D., Mark R. Lovell, Ph.D., Grant L. Iverson, Ph.D., Robert […]
May 19, 2011

WWE’s New Health Insurance Mandate For Its ‘Contract’ Wrestlers Seems Politically Tone-Deaf

Mike Johnson of Pro Wrestling Insider is reporting that World Wrestling Entertainment (or, excuse me, The New WWE) has started requiring its wrestlers to carry their […]
May 20, 2011

My Monday Piece For Beyond Chron, Plus Other Program Notes

My column “Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides?” will be published Monday at Beyond Chron,  the San Francisco online newspaper. The series […]
May 21, 2011

Boogaard: Alcohol And Oxycodone

According to new wire service reports, the death of Derek Boogaard was caused by an accidentally fatal mix of alcohol and the painkiller oxycodone. The original […]
May 23, 2011

‘Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides?’ … today at Beyond Chron

We now know that hockey player Derek Boogaard’s recent mysterious death at 28 was caused by a fatal mix of alcohol and the painkiller oxycodone. As […]
May 23, 2011

Author Muchnick Interviewed on Montreal Radio About Death of Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage

Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, was interviewed about the death of […]
May 24, 2011

Dr. Joseph Maroon & ‘Neurosurgery’ 2004: The Corrupt NFL Pellman-Casson-Lovell Research Team Weighs In

Neurosurgery, January 2004 – “Duration of Cognitive Impairment after Sports Concussion.” Authors: Joseph Bleiberg, Ph.D., Alison N. Cernich, Ph.D., Kenneth Cameron, M.S., ATC, Wenyu Sun, M.D., […]
May 24, 2011

Author Muchnick’s Montreal Radio Interview About Randy Savage on YouTube

Author Irvin Muchnick’s Monday interview with Dan Delmar of CJAD Radio in Montreal, discussing the death of Randy “Macho Man” Savage and related topics, is now […]