How much? MKs vote to raise their own salariesMKs livid after committee shoots down suggestion to stop 'embarrassing' increases; current monthly income: over 40,000 shekels.
Health Ministry to Reintroduce Fluoride into Tap WaterFormer health minister slams decision by new Dept. Health Minister to restart water fluoridation; 'Why force people to take medication?'
Catfight Over Knesset Law Likely to be CanceledMKs Yael German (Yesh Atid) and Gila Gamliel (Likud) go head to head on repercussions of haredi draft law likely to be repealed.
Israel’s Health Ministry is Deterring French AliyahMany French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.
Student Org: Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Treat Wounded SyriansStudents for Israel complains to Health Ministry about 32 million shekel cost of treating Syrian refugees, saying 'Israelis are human too.'
Outrage in Jewish Home as 'Surrogacy Bill' PassesKnesset approves first reading of "surrogacy bill", allowing surrogacy for same-sex couples. Jewish Home members condemn.
Israel Holds Drill to Prepare Against Ebola EpidemicNetanyahu and other officials hold evaluation to prep against lethal virus; Ben Gurion airport drill to be held on Friday.
Hospitals Treated Over 2,200 Civilians, Soldiers During Gaza Op.Israel's hospitals treated some 2,200 injured civilians and soldiers during the war, proving their worth, says Health Minister Yael German.
High-Ranking Official Resigns over Hadassah Hospital CrisisProfessor Roni Gamzu, Director of the Health Ministry, announces end to four-year tenure as of this June.
Gay TV Host Curses Minister Ariel for Appealing Surrogacy Law"Uri Ariel, damn you," says host Gal Uchovsky after Ariel quashes law allowing same-sex couples to undergo surrogacy in Israel.
Protests at Prime Minister's Office: 'Save Hadassah Hospital'Demonstrators picket Prime Minister's Office, call on Health Minister to do something about Hadassah hospital crisis, impending collapse.
Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister, Poll FindsEducation Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.
Feiglin: Medical Marijuana Law Harms PatientsMK sends out letter to ministers condemning medical marijuana amendments, insisting they will 'invite corruption.'
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.
Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing For Pregnant WomenIsrael AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screenings
Medical Marijuana Law to Move ForwardLegislation to approve widespread use of medical marijuana will move forward, with the help of Health Minister Yael German.
Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug DealersMedical marijuana debate continues, with Health Minister concerned over doctors’ role if drug is made easier to obtain.
Polio Virus Continuing to SpreadSamples of the polio virus found in northern Israel. Health Minister to parents: Vaccinate your children!
Minister: Polio Vaccine Op Running Just Fine So FarHealth Minister Yael German praised the Israeli public for not panicking in the wake of a major operation to administer polio inoculations
MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Healthcare in Hareidi CitiesMK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.
Israel to Provide Health Insurance to Illegals?Min. German says: “We are obligated, as a state, to treat people of all classes.”
Govt. to Decide on Medical Marijuana EligibilitySome 11,000 Israelis are currently being treated with medical marijuana – enough to catch the attention of the government and Knesset
Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor CriteriaHealth Minister asks experts to reconsider the ban on blood donations from those in male homosexual relationships.
BMW Not 'Green Enough' for Health MinisterYael German has turned down her ministerial BMW, but she cannot get the hybrid car she really wants.