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Another Reason to Make Aliyah: New National Long Term Care Insurance in Excess of...

Despite criticism of the Finance Minister for his deficit spending, it must admitted that the new plan will bring much solace to Israel's neediest citizens.

Operation Survival: ‘Local Event to Address Issue That’s Become a National Epidemic’

Hundreds of local Jewish community members crowded into a wedding hall to hear about how to deal with the plague of substance abuse.

Get Ready for Jerusalem 2021 Academic Weed Fest

The International Symposium will mark 'father of cannabinoid research' Prof. Mechoulam’s 90th birthday in his home town of Jerusalem.

President Rivlin Getting Pacemaker

Rivlin, 77, has been a vegetarian since the late 1960s.

PM Netanyahu Has the Flu

Netanyahu's doctor informed the Prime Minister that he has the flu and ordered him to rest.

Hasidic Movement Bans EMT Volunteering on Penalty of Expulsion

Deputy Health Minsiter Yakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) is a senior member of the Gur Hasidic movement.

IDF Designates Reserves Company to Provide Medical Care to PA Arabs

“The idea of adapting the unit actually came from our soldiers who recognized the need for it in the field,” explained Captain Dr. Lev.

Jewish Program Launches Opioid Overdose Prevention Project

NCFJE's Operation Survival program is again shaking up the Jewish world with a new opioid overdose prevention project.

Zion Pharma, Kaplan Hospital, Developing ‘Gammora’ Cure for AIDS

In eight days, the virus in the test tubes was cut down by between 95% and 97%.

Netanyahu: We Don’t Help Syrian Rebels

Netanyahu was speaking, of all places, at Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat, to which many a wounded Syrian rebel had been rushed over the past six years.

Gaza Envelope Municipalities Decry Sewer Eruptions from Blackout-Plagued Gaza

As a result of the collapse of the sewage treatment in the Gaza Strip, the desalination plant in Ashkelon, which supplies one-fifth of the drinking water of Israel, has collapsed as well.

Good News for Diabetics: Israeli Scientists Engineer Super Enzyme to Detect Glucose Levels

In addition to much clearer readings, the enzyme produces much quicker responses, thus lowering the test-taking time.

Dr. Orly Weinstein to Head Israel Hospitals Authority

A new director is appointed to the Israel Hospitals Authority by Health Minister Yaacov Litzman.

First Lady Nechama Rivlin Undergoes Single Lung Transplant

"Nechama required this operation because she has been suffering from pulmonary fibrosis for several years. The transplant took place after a long period of waiting."

Israeli Doctors Restoring Patient’s Jaw Using Shinbone

In a surgery that lasted 12 hours, a multidisciplinary team of more than 30 doctors and nurses removed a tumor from a patient's mouth and reconstructed part of her jawbone to fit in the gap.

Slow Improvement in Medical Condition of Former President Shimon Peres

Former President Shimon Peres remains sedated and on a respirator but slowly improving, albeit still in critical condition in the ICU at Sheba Hospital.

PA Zoo Bear Rips Off Arab Boy’s Arm

During the 2000 second Intifada, zoo animals were starving to death, while the zoo management, afraid of breaking the boycott on Israeli goods, refused offers of food donations from Israeli zoos.

Israeli Scientists Discover Link Between Resilience to Dyslexia and Gray Matter

Researchers say that a high density of neurons in the frontal cortex are important for successful reading.

Israeli Epigenetic Map May Lead to New Therapeutic Solutions to Hearing Loss

Israeli researchers say understanding the expression of and controlling the genes involved in hearing are milestone discoveries.

Senior Doctor in Hospital Near PM’s Residence: If Netanyahu Is Taken Here, I Won’t...

Dr. River, presumably, has taken the Hippocratic Oath, with the crucial line: "Into whatsoever houses I enter, I will enter to help the sick."

Several Golan Heights Streams Dangerously Polluted, Closed TFN

A 17-year-old boy was hospitalized with meningitis caused by leptospirosis after swimming in one of the polluted streams.

Israeli Cyber Researcher to Speak on Defense Against Medical Equipment Hacking

Hacking a system is the first step in determining vulnerabilities and creating solutions.

Researchers Discover New Mechanism to Activate Immune System Against Cancer

The discovery shows promise for lung cancer and skin cancer (melanoma).

Israeli Government Approves Export of Medical Cannabis

“This is a dramatic move that was approved only after it passed all the meticulous procedures by professionals in Israel."

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