Marcia Clemmitt

Category: Health and medicine

Path to Better Eating Strewn With Traps

CQ Press November 30th, 2012

Caring for the Poorest and Sickest

CQ Press September 21st, 2012

Treating ADHD

CQ Press August 3rd, 2012 "These children are often socially rejected by their peers, sometimes within five minutes."

Non-drug Therapies May Help With ADHD

CQ Press August 3rd, 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury

CQ Press June 1st, 2012 "It's pretty clear that if a brain-injured person gets a psychiatric illness, the symptom pattern is magnified."

Are TBIs Being Diagnosed Accurately?

CQ Press June 1st, 2012

Brain Trauma Often Unfolds in Stages

CQ Press June 1st, 2012

Researchers Explore Frontiers of Brain Injury

CQ Press June 1st, 2012

Parental Involvement Can Make a Difference

CQ Press March 26th, 2010

Want a Better Memory?

CQ Press February 12th, 2010

Brush Your Teeth in the Dark

CQ Press February 12th, 2010

The Deadly Impact of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

CQ Press February 12th, 2010

Finally, a name for my illness

CQR Blog October 21st, 2009 Nothing but a real disease could explain the sore throats, extreme chills, itchy patches of super-dry skin and memory and concentration difficulties that I periodically experienced along with intense tiredness and sleeplessness.

Fickle Finger of Fate Can Make Painkillers Addictive

CQ Press October 9th, 2009

How to Avoid Problems With Medications

CQ Press October 9th, 2009

Doctors Faulted for Prescribing Addictive Painkillers

CQ Press October 8th, 2009

Treating Depression

CQ Press June 26th, 2009 "In a pluralistic society, you want to have an acceptance of a broad range of things as normal."

Reproductive Ethics

CQ Press May 15th, 2009 "So much of your life feels out of control when you want a child but find that you can't have one."

Are Extreme Sports More Dangerous than Other Sports?

CQ Press April 3rd, 2009

How to Safeguard Your Health

CQ Press September 12th, 2008

Handling Heart Emergencies

CQ Press September 12th, 2008

Many Heart Disease Risk Factors Are Controllable

CQ Press September 12th, 2008

Tips on Holding Onto Your Memory

CQ Press April 4th, 2008

Errors Provide Clues to Memory's Mysteries

CQ Press April 4th, 2008

Understanding of Dyslexia Is Emerging

CQ Press February 22nd, 2008

Combating Addiction

CQ Press February 9th, 2007 "I look like the Campbell's Soup girl, and I shot heroin when I was 16."

Prison Health Care

CQ Press January 5th, 2007 "The average male in the New York prison system has 12 or 13 bad teeth, and the average woman two or three more. Most have never seen a dentist."

Stem Cell Research

CQ Press September 1st, 2006 "I would rather save lives and not worry about angels on the head of a pin."

Analysts Want to Buy Value, But Public May Not Be Ready

Medicine & Health December 13th, 2004

Five Years After Medical-Error Report, Progress Is Hard to See

Medicine & Health November 8th, 2004

Tech Coverage: "Show Me the Money" vs. "Show Me the Value"

Medicine & Health November 1st, 2004

Doc-Owned Specialty Hospitals Have Clinical Pros and Cons

Medicine & Health October 4th, 2004

Specialty Hospital Fight to Return With Vengeance in 2005

Medicine & Health September 20th, 2004

Health Literacy: How Many Patients Are Left Behind?

Medicine & Health April 19th, 2004

Disease Management Evolves, As Its Medicare Fate Hangs in Balance

Medicine & Health November 17th, 2003

Hospital Finances Still a Guessing Game for Analysts

Medicine & Health October 6th, 2003

Supply, Prices -- Not Quality -- Push Spending Skyward

Medicine & Health June 23rd, 2003

Integrated Care Moves to Center of Medicare Debate

Medicine & Health April 7th, 2003

Work Environment a Top Issue in Nurse Retention

Medicine & Health August 13th, 2001

Rural Care Not on Life Support, But PPS Changes Needed

Medicine & Health June 18th, 2001

It's Lonely in the Middle of the Road: Big Story Is Compromises Not Agreed To

Medicine & Health January 1st, 2001

Will Genome Science Shift Clinical, Insurance Paradigms?

Medicine & Health September 26th, 2000

Caring for the Underserved: It's a Tough Job and Nobody Has to Do It

Medicine & Health August 7th, 2000

Pain Act: For Foes and Supporters a Matter of, FIrst, Do No Harm

Medicine & Health May 8th, 2000

Big Gaps Outweigh Small Gains in Struggle for Better Indian Health

Medicine & Health September 7th, 1998

Sports Scientists See Their Work Yielding Gains in Public Health

The Scientist May 11th, 1992 "There are 3 million coaches [in the United States] and an annual turnover rate of 40 percent among volunteer coaches. These people can do a lot of good or a lot of harm depending on what they know or don't know."

Clinical Researchers Adapting to Mandate for More Diversity in Study Populations

The Scientist September 16th, 1991 "She said, 'Don't just hire white people from the suburbs to work for you.'"