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Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
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Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
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Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
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07.30.2015 | 14 Av, 5775
Soroka University Medical Center received 55 severely wounded officers and soldiers during last summer's 50-day war with Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Some of the sharpest and most painful images of last summer's Gaza war took place at Soroka University Medical Center.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories approved entry for Palestinian doctors who provide emergency treatment in Israeli hospitals.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Suspect killed in shootout in Abu Tor after prominent right-wing activist evacuated to capital's Shaare Zedek Medical Center for surgery.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Between 4,000 and 6,000 patients die each year from contamination at hospitals.
According to a new statistical report, the Health Ministry says that by the end of January there were 15,457 budgeted general-hospital beds, with 167 added in 2014 alone.
Jerusalem's Herzog Hospital to open up school for it's nearly 30 children chronically connected to respirators.
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center has just opened its Wilf Children’s Hospital that offers facilities to calm and captivate young patients.
During the 50-day war with Gaza, Soroka treated most of the wounded IDF soldiers; a total of 1,263 civilian and military wounded were treated.
The main purpose of video cameras in hospitals of all kinds is to prevent theft, smoking and various other violations of the law on the premises.
Researchers conclude that while some randomized and controlled studies have shown benefit, others have not.
Family brought six-year-old to emergency room after she suffered for two years from repeated bouts with pneumonia and breathing problems that were not eliminated by antibiotics.
"I prefer to take care of sick people than injured soldiers," says head of Beersheba hospital's ICU, who is set to speak at the The Jerusalem Post Conference in June.
The baby was born in the center of the country with outer genitals that do not have the typical appearance of either a boy or a girl.
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Hospital spokesman says “we respect the religious grounds of families asking for circumcision, and we don’t actively want to convince them to desist.”
By SAM SOKOL
United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer receives a warm welcome from audience at DC symposium.
En cas de guerre, l’hôpital Rambam de Haïfa est prêt à parer à toute éventualité et pourrait traiter en toute sécurité les victimes du Nord du pays grâce à un dispositif ingénieux
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Ministry director-general: Health system functioned excellently during Gaza conflict, now can return to normal.
Herzog Hospital has struggled to cope with its lack of space for patients. And the waiting list is only growing.
By SHANA MEDEL
Shaare Zedek and the Hapisga taxi company pioneer a project to keep newborns safe on their way home.
Beit Hakerem is still one of Jerusalem’s most desirable addresses.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Guide Rivkah Regev took the group along what she calls Reb Aryeh Levin’s path, named so because the fabled Levin spent so much time visiting the Jewish residents.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In the second and final part of a series dedicated to the city’s historical hospitals, take a stroll along Hanevi’im Street toward Safra Square.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Leader says evidence suggests US military campaign against Islamic State "biased" and "hollow."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Like soldiers at bases and prisoners, hospital patients place ballot in anonymous envelope and then that envelope in another one with ID so the CEC can check ensure no double voting.
The family donated the young boy's liver, heart, lungs and kidneys.
University of Haifa finds that upon discharge, previously healthy elderly likely to suffer functional decline.
Paper presents the first rigorous evaluation of the effect of computer-based decision support on doctors’ decisions.
Five organs donated by family of 71-year-old stroke victim.
Foreign workers concerned about their relatives and their country after earthquake.
By LAHAV HARKOV
While we undoubtedly stare at the screens of our electronics for the majority of the day, no medical harm will come of it.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Mayor Barkat lets word slip out, but declines to say more.
Upon touchdown in Israel, Rabbi Pinto was rushed to the hospital complaining of chest pain. After months of delay, Pinto is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday morning on corruption charges.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
WHO: Caesarean sections "should be performed only when medically necessary."
Lowest rate of going to hospital emergency rooms was in Jerusalem and in Judea and Samaria, according to ministry.
The NCPP pilot began more than a year ago,
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center not only delivered 22,030 babies in 2014, it wants all of the newborns to reach home safely.
Downloadable large-print Haggada available for vision disabled from Yad Sarah.
Doctors managed to remove little metal bell that disconnected from child's Purim costume and entered his gastrointestinal system.
Many diseases can be traced back to our genetic makeup, but autoimmune diseases are usually a combination of genes and environmental factors.
Security guards at Haifa hospital catch man who had been impersonating a medical intern and seeing patients for an unknown period of time.
By BEN HARTMAN
IMA Chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman charges that politicians have been neglecting the health system, eroding budgets for the hospitals and the health funds.
Prof. Nir Orion is developing a project that will be included in the Peruvian science curriculum.
Two victims hospitalized with wounds caused by stones the youths allegedly threw at them.
Most patients very satisfied with their hospital treatment, but some medical centers have room for improvement
54-year-old Bayit Yehudi MK's medical condition had worsened significantly on Sunday.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
He was hospitalized a month ago because of a hematological (blood) disease from which he suffers.
Treatment of children with chronic diseases is a complex, grueling task for parents, medical staff and community services.
Last year, Yad Sarah lend out 303,000 pieces of equipment to keep the elderly, lonely, injured and sick at home rather than be hospitalized.
2.8 million visits made in 2013 with primary reasons being physical trauma, infections, pregnancy and delivery.
After major weight loss which occurs often after bariatric surgery gallstones often form within months.
The use of healthy stools to treat or even cure diseases has been known by Chinese medicine for some 1,500 years.
ACRI lawyer Tal Hassin said that mental health personnel “are under unfounded pressures and threats.
Victims were suffering from stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and low blood pressure.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Father remains in serious condition after attempting to save son’s life; mother and 2 siblings sustain light injuries.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
In the week since health minister Yael German of Yesh Atid resigned, government hospital directors have claimed they have no money to buy necessary equipment and to perform elective surgery.
Prof. Jesse Roth recently received his fifth honorary doctorate in Rehovot, in recognition of his more than 50 years of medical research that has benefited mankind.
Government hospital doctors expected to carry out another round of protests.
About seven months ago, the ministry recommended to pharmacies and the public that they replace the tubes of glass filled with toxic black mercury.
Assuta Medical Centers and other private hospitals have been carrying out a massive media and lobbyist campaign to fight the government’s intention to tax and restrict private medicine.
Parents are often required to accompany their children for the difficult treatments four times a week for an average of four hours per treatment.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Ministry working to ensure medical treatment is satisfactory and that HMO is carrying out commitments in recovery program.
Prominent right-wing activist evacuated to capital's Shaare Zedek Medical Center for surgery; police searching for suspect.
Israel remains near the bottom of the list of 34 OECD countries in this measure – there are 1.87 beds per 1,000 Israelis, compared to an average of 3.4.
MDA stations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and at Tel Hashomer, are open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on Friday.
Col. Dr. Salman Zarka will head Safed’s Ziv Medical Center, bringing 25 years of experience in the IDF Medical Corps.
Each of the hospitals has experts in infectious disease prevention and will brief emergency room staffers on what to do.
Efforts will increase to locate people entering Israel from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
By HERB KEINON
Three teams of medical professionals, along with mobile emergency clinics, will be sent to West Africa.
Premature birth is one of the most difficult complications as childbirth and is defined as delivering a baby before it reaches the gestational age of 37 weeks.
Hospital directors and hospital department heads, as well as leading ministry administrators, will have tenure for six to 12 years.
Rated #16 among US medical centers, NYC’s Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded beyond its original Jewish roots.
A total of 320,000 pieces, from hospital beds to wheelchairs, were lent by the Jerusalem-based organization’s 104 branches.
The young soldier, Yaniv Yifrah, was diagnosed with severe cardiac insufficiency caused by a damaged aortic heart valve that endangered his life.
Ziv Medical Center treats 47-year-old Syrian woman who was seriously wounded by a rocket that fell near her home in the embattled country.
Health minister says independent body will bring end to conflict of interests in ministry.
Such a defective gene significantly increases her risk of getting breast and/or ovarian cancer in another 30 years or more.
Two-week-old Gazan baby girl, named Fajar, undergoes successful open-heart surgery at Holon hospital.
Setting fractures and treating infections used to be the main job of doctors treating musculoskeletal disorders.
Doctors provide the medicine, and we provide the magic,” say Denise and
Avi Bar-Aharon, founders of Make-A-Wish Israel, which fulfills the wishes
of children with life-threatening illnesses and bring
By TALI HERDEVALL
A profile of Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum, MD, who made aliya with his family in 2014 from Woodmere, New York to Ra'anana.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
Suffering from borderline personality disorder, Amira Raanan was constantly in danger, yet her decision to go public with her illness may have saved her life.
By ADINA HERSHBERG
Placed in an impossible position, Erez Avramov had to decide if amputating his leg would give him his life back.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
Those suffering from anxiety not only have to deal with their thoughts or worries, but often feel physically unwell – and this too must be addressed.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
‘Introspection is enhanced by repetition, probing and reflection.’
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Despite the war with Hamas, the South is expanding services, with plans for new rehabilitation facilities to enliven the neglected region.
By MAAYAN JAFFE
$30 million of debt may force the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Hospital to shut its doors.
The new king is Crown Prince Salman, 78, state media announced.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Source close to brazen comedian's death investigation says Rivers suffered cardiac arrest while physician performed unauthorized biopsy.
Will an aggressive PR response create enemies? Absolutely, just as Israel defending itself will do.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH