Tag Archives: Support

Texas anti-abortion groups split over case of 11-month-old on life support

Texas “pro-life” groups are divided over the prospect of removing the respirator and feeding tubes from 11-month-old Tinslee, who was born with incurable heart and pulmonary defects and has been on life support since she was a newborn. Tinslee’s mother, Trinity Lewis, is in a legal battle to keep her daughter alive and receiving medical… Read More »

Racism-Specific Support From a Partner Can Be Good or Bad for Health

Racial discrimination of any kind can have damaging effects on the overall health of African Americans. Now new findings published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships suggest that the support of one’s partner following such stressful episodes can either lessen or worsen health effects associated with discrimination, reports the University of Illinois College… Read More »

Facebook posts support predictions of patient medical conditions

The language that people use in their postings on Facebook is effective in predicting diabetes and mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression and psychoses. That’s the conclusion of a new study from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University researchers. Published on Monday in PLOS ONE, they evaluated whether consenting patients’ Facebook posts could be used… Read More »