Tag Archives: Support

How to Support #BlackoutTuesday Without Drowning Out Vital Black Lives Matter Resources

EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZGetty Images If you’ve logged on to Instagram today, you’ve probably seen all the black squares and #BlackoutTuesday hashtags. The social media campaign, which asks Instagram users to flood the app with black squares instead of their typical content as a show of solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement, is spreading at… Read More »

5 Ways to Reconnect With People for Emotional Support in Uncertain Times

We all know the importance of social distancing to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But when you are away from work for months, away from family and friends, and away from our usual social activities, you can feel increasingly stressed and isolated. We understand that this current reality won’t last forever, but it… Read More »

HIMSS20 priorities for Siemens include interoperability, decision support, patient engagement

Siemens Healthcare will have a major presence at HIMSS20 in March. The vendor of healthcare information technology advises conference and exhibition attendees to watch out for information and technologies on three specific trends: interoperability, clinical decision support and patient engagement. “Of importance to members of HIMSS and attendees of HIMSS 2020 is to realize the… Read More »

How to support someone with tinnitus

Of all the hardships we face in life, there are few things worse than watching a loved one suffer from a debilitating health condition. The feeling of powerlessness–of wanting to help so desperately when there is nothing you can do–it’s devastating, especially when there isn’t a cure or simple answer. At its worst, tinnitus–the medical… Read More »

Texas court blocks hospital from taking baby girl off life support

Texas court blocks hospital from taking 9-month-old baby off life support as her family desperately searches for a facility to care for the infant girl in the next 10 days despite her ‘irreversible’ heart condition Tinslee Lewis was born premature with a rare heart defect called Ebstein’s anomaly, chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension  She’s… Read More »

Secondary Sisters: Friends with incurable breast cancer set up support group

Two women with incurable breast cancer whose lives were “flipped upside down” by the diagnosis have set up a group to offer hope to others. Nicky Newman and Laura Middleton-Hughes, both 31, have stage four cancer that has spread around their bodies. When Nicky, from Guildford, was told her secondary cancer was incurable, she said… Read More »