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Coming soon: Physician Assistants

Israel's medical system to branch out beyond doctors and nurses in response to emergency room overcrowding.Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2015, 9:45 PM

Have You Seen This Dog? If So, See Doctors ASAP

Ministry of Health urges Israelis who visited Meron this month who came in contact with this dog to be checked for rabies immediately.Benny Toker, 5/22/2015, 1:26 PM

Study: More Israelis Turning to Private Healthcare

Elective surgeries rose dramatically since 2007 at private hospitals, Ministry of Health reveals.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 7:57 AM

Israeli Medical Students: Keep Us in Israel

300 students pen letter to PM, Deputy Health Minister demanding government assistance to keep them studying in their home country.Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 9:05 AM

Sharp Decline in Number of Israeli Hospital Beds

11% fewer beds per population since 2009, Ministry of Health says - despite government effort to add more nationwide.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 8:42 AM

Jerusalem Has Lowest Cancer Rates in Israel

Jerusalemites' cancer morbidity 17% lower than national average; Judea-Samaria also among the healthiest places to live in Israel.Tova Dvorin, 10/20/2014, 6:01 PM

'Deficit is Endangering Patient Health'

In a sharply-worded letter, the Israeli Medical Association calls on Lapid to immediately allocate 600 million NIS to government hospitals.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2014, 4:28 PM

Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Israel

Health Ministry releases figures on potentially dangerous virus; three diagnosed cases reported in July.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 8/10/2014, 12:44 PM

Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem

150,000 Jerusalem residents in nine neighborhoods warned not to use tap water for drinking, dishes, or other use until further notice.Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 7:54 PM

MDA, Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

Ministry of Health decides to unite competing medic services, to reduce strife between the two groups.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 9:23 AM

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing By 2015

Israel AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screeningsTova Dvorin, 11/25/2013, 10:18 PM

Sandbox Spreads Disease in Jerusalem Preschool

Parents of children enrolled in a preschool in Jerusalem's Pat neighborhood claim sandbox has not been cleaned for years.Tova Dvorin , 11/4/2013, 5:39 PM

Report: Polio Virus Discovered in Jerusalem

Wild polio virus discovered Monday in waste water system in Israel's capital. Min. of Health urges citizens to get vaccinated.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/9/2013, 10:01 PM

Report: Fewer Dentists in Israel

Israel's Ministry of Health reports a decline in doctor-to-patient ratio in Israel.Elad Benari, 8/12/2010, 5:12 AM