Coming soon: Physician AssistantsIsrael's medical system to branch out beyond doctors and nurses in response to emergency room overcrowding.
Have You Seen This Dog? If So, See Doctors ASAPMinistry of Health urges Israelis who visited Meron this month who came in contact with this dog to be checked for rabies immediately.
Study: More Israelis Turning to Private HealthcareElective surgeries rose dramatically since 2007 at private hospitals, Ministry of Health reveals.
Israeli Medical Students: Keep Us in Israel300 students pen letter to PM, Deputy Health Minister demanding government assistance to keep them studying in their home country.
Sharp Decline in Number of Israeli Hospital Beds11% fewer beds per population since 2009, Ministry of Health says - despite government effort to add more nationwide.
Holy City, High Health: J'lem Has Lowest Cancer Rates in IsraelJerusalemites' cancer morbidity 17% lower than national average; Judea-Samaria also among the healthiest places to live in Israel.
Israeli Doctors Scold Lapid: 'Deficit Endangers Patient Health'In a sharply-worded letter, the Israeli Medical Association calls on Lapid to immediately allocate 600 million NIS to government hospitals.
Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in IsraelHealth Ministry releases figures on potentially dangerous virus; three diagnosed cases reported in July.
Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem150,000 Jerusalem residents in nine neighborhoods warned not to use tap water for drinking, dishes, or other use until further notice.
Magen David Adom and Hatzalah to Make Peace, CooperateMinistry of Health decides to unite competing medic services, to reduce strife between the two groups.
Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing For Pregnant WomenIsrael AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screenings
Sandbox Spreads Disease in Jerusalem PreschoolParents of children enrolled in a preschool in Jerusalem's Pat neighborhood claim sandbox has not been cleaned for years.
Report: Polio Virus Discovered in JerusalemWild polio virus discovered Monday in waste water system in Israel's capital. Min. of Health urges citizens to get vaccinated.
Report: Fewer Dentists in IsraelIsrael's Ministry of Health reports a decline in doctor-to-patient ratio in Israel.