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Sarah Silverman ‘Insanely Lucky to Be Alive’

There's something that happens when three people you're so close to die within a year and then YOU almost die but don't. (That was me. I'm the one that didn't die.)

Three Israeli Hospitals Break Newborn Birth Records in July

According to statistics taken in 2016, Israel has a fertility rate of 3.11 children per mother—the highest fertility rate in the developed world.

Netanyahu, Modi to Collaborate Against Terrorism

"PM Netanyahu and I agreed to do much more together to protect our strategic interests, and combat growing radicalization, including in cyberspace.”

On Way to Cure, Israeli Researchers Discover Gene Causing AFib

Based on these findings, the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev (NIBN) and the Faculty of Health Sciences on BGU’s campus are in the preliminary stages of developing an anti-arrhythmia medication.

ZAKA Divers Participate in NATO Exercise

The exercise enacted a scenario in which the rivers in Montenegro flooded large populated areas, home to around 640,000 residents.

World Health Organization Names Israel as Sole Abuser of Health Rights

The World Health Organization last week named Israel as the world's sole abuser of health rights.

IDF Official: 70% of Soldiers Gain Weight During Service

"I meet children in first grade who weigh 175 pounds, and children in sixth grade who weigh 330 pounds."

New Hope in Easing the Pain of Critically Ill Cancer Patients

80% of the patients who were given this unique treatment showed a significant decrease in pain and 30% of the patients within the 80% were actually pain free.

National Autism Research Center opens at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

It will provide access to research for scholars seeking new treatment methods, create shared national databases and distribute information to decision-makers, health-care professionals and the general public.

Dr. Patch Adams Wins 2017 Danielle Prize in Jerusalem

“Being a good doctor is more than just understanding the science of medicine," said President Rivlin.

Hundreds Suffer Ill Effects From Heat Wave in Israel

The extreme heat wave in Israel has affected hundreds of people; Israelis are urged to remember to keep drinking water.

Israeli Scientists Find Melanoma Tumor Cells ‘Hijack’ Inflammatory Pathway in Brain to Form Metastases

The researchers are currently investigating the trigger that instigates inflammation in the brain, which promotes metastasis.

Nearly 20K Tons of Goods Delivered to Gaza Via Kerem Shalom Crossing

Kerem Shalom Crossing is on the southern Gaza Border, and open Sunday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm.

President Rivlin Getting Pacemaker

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

Benefits of Smoking Cessation Medications Diminish Over Time, Israeli Researchers Say

"This study is particularly important in Israel, where 22.5 percent of adults smoke and the rate of smoking is not declining."

Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Welcomed First Child of Secular New Year

In the first few minutes of the secular new year, a young Israeli boy was born at Assaf HaRofeh Hospital.

Study: Holocaust Survivors More Likely to Succumb to Dementia

The study tested the competing hypotheses stating that past genocide exposure reduces (owing to resilience) versus increases (owing to vulnerabilities) the risk of dementia.

Report: TAU Scientists Developed Melanoma Nano-Vaccine

"We believe that our platform may also be suitable for other types of cancer and that our work is a solid foundation for the development of other cancer nano-vaccines."

Doctors: Abbas Stays in Hospital Even as Health ‘Rapidly Improving’

Earlier on Sunday morning, the chairman's office announced that he would be leaving the hospital at 2 PM on Monday.

Snipers Slated To Defend Israel’s Borders Against Rabies

Israel’s northern region has been hit with an unprecedented rabies epidemic in recent months.

Abbas’ Brother in Law Undergoes Emergency Surgery in Tel Aviv

Israeli Doctors were able to remove a defect from his main artery.

Measles Outbreak in Israel Spreads to New York, New Jersey

A patient in Ocean County who just returned from a trip to Israel is now showing the symptoms of measles as well.

Update on Sarona Market Terror Attack Victims

Four terror victims remain hospitalized following the attack. Four people are dead.

Defibrillators Desperately Needed to ‘Save the Pulse’ in Israel

United Hatzalah matching campaign aims to improve odds of survival from heart attack.

Parents of Russian-Jewish Star Trek Actor Sue Fiat Chrysler for Son’s Death

The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.

Israel Issues Measles Travel Advisory for 5 Countries

"According to the World Health Organization (WHO) these five countries have the highest rates of measles."

‘Photography Activist’ Udi Goren Shares the Beauty of Israel with US College Students

Visual storyteller and photographer Udi Goren tells the tale of Israel through the lens of his camera.

Rabbi Ronsky Needs Your Prayers

The Rabbi's health has taken a turn for the worse.

Knesset to Vote on Paternity Leave

"This is the beginning of a significant revolution. I stayed at home for three months with each of my children after they were born, and I enjoyed it very much."

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