Israel in top ten for life expectancyIsraeli men can expect to live to 80.6; women, 84.3.
Zika virus declared a global emergencyWHO, criticized for being asleep at the wheel on Zika like Ebola, snaps into action as Brazil reports 4,000 birth defects and virus spreads.
Zika vaccine may be ready this yearIf human testing successful, vaccine to be used during a public health emergency in October or November.
Zika virus spreading 'explosively' says WHOScientists warn that it could take a decade to make a vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus
As siege continues, Madaya's situation worsensCity of Madaya is still under siege by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. WHO not being allowed to help.
WHO declares Sierra Leone free of EbolaFollowing 42 days without any cases of Ebola, World Health Organization declares Sierra Leone out of danger.
Study: Bacon, sausage ham as dangerous as smokingIsraelis generally avoid pork products – and that's a healthy thing, the World Health Organization said in a new report.
WHO: 1 Million People Wounded in Syrian WarLack of medical care is causing infectious disease crisis as Syria continues on road to ruin, WHO representative reveals.
Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization says.
Doomsday: 1.4 Million Ebola Deaths By 2015US Centers for Disease Control reports case numbers higher than thought and growing fast, meaning crisis unless serious action taken.
Egypt Bans 'World Nargila Championship'Nargila water-pipe smoking competition in Cairo banned due to breach of World Health Organization's anti-tobacco laws.
8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel2012 report counts 487 carriers of HIV in Israel, an 8% increase from 2011. Experts: soon, we'll approach the same percentages as in US.
Granddaughter of Hamas Head Hospitalized in IsraelHamas chair Ismail Haniyeh's granddaughter transferred to Israel for medical aid - despite fact that Haniyeh won't recognize Israel exists.
Fears that Polio in Syria Could SpreadMass flight from combat zones could bring polio virus to at-risk populations.
Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine FearsMass immunization may be slowed as activist groups argue vaccines are dangerous.
Syria Accuses Israel of Health ViolationsSyria slams Israel at the UN over the "deterioration of the health conditions" in "the occupied Golan."
WHO Warns of Untreatable Strain of GonorrhoeaThe World Health Organization is warning that a new strain of gonorrhoea has appeared, and is resistant to antibiotics.