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Israeli teen dies after contracting rare illness overseas

17-year-old Alon Bichman was vacationing in Bulgaria when he contracted a rare and severe illness.

Israeli teen dies after contracting rare illness overseas

Tips for the elderly – how to take care of yourself

Hygiene of the elderly plays a crucial role in maintaining human health.

Tips for the elderly – how to take care of yourself

Upcoming conference aims to teach people how to heal themselves

International herbal conference in Israel aims to empower people to heal themselves.

Upcoming conference aims to teach people how to heal themselves

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Testosterone Booster

We all want to be the best possible version of ourselves; low testosterone levels can leave men feeling tired.

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Testosterone Booster

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

New research finds men who live alone for over seven years at increased risk of severe illness, early death.

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

CEO Time Management Tips: 4 Steps To Reduce Stress

.With the advent of globalization, CEOs face more factors that increase stress levels than ever before.

CEO Time Management Tips: 4 Steps To Reduce Stress

UK-Israeli partnership to promote ground-breaking aging research

£1.6 million in grants: British-Israeli research partnership will fund ground-breaking science collaborations in ageing research.

UK-Israeli partnership to promote ground-breaking aging research

Transparent debate over children vaccination begins

Israel's health authorities holding debate whether to vaccinate children as young as five years old against COVID-19.

Transparent debate over children vaccination begins

Police to probe threats against top health official

Police launch an investigation after head of public health services is threatened on social media.

Police to probe threats against top health official

The importance of diet for your dog's health

What does a good diet look like for a dog, and why is it so important?

The importance of diet for your dog's health

Here's All the Health and Wellness Basics You Should Know

It’s time that you start taking care of your health and wellness for a brighter and healthier 2021.

Here's All the Health and Wellness Basics You Should Know

Bennett orders Health and Education ministers to cooperate

The Prime Minister's challenge during a debate over reopening schools: "Find a way to cooperate."

Bennett orders Health and Education ministers to cooperate

Palestinian Arab leaders sacrifice health for propaganda

Can Physicians for Human Rights, J Street et all stand by while Palestinian Arabs' health is endangered by its leadership? Op-ed.

Palestinian Arab leaders sacrifice health for propaganda

How good, healthy teeth help your confidence

Everyone wants to have a little more confidence, but confidence can be hard to come by when your teeth are not as good as they could be.

How good, healthy teeth help your confidence

After corona: What will we do with our health? our lives?

Let us hope we remember those we lost to the coronavirus and that our main goal is not health, but that health enables us to strive for it.

After corona: What will we do with our health? our lives?

Health experts pleasantly surprised with vaccination results

Despite growing 'fake news' reports about dangers of vaccine, Israeli health authorities voicing optimism about vaccination results.

Health experts pleasantly surprised with vaccination results

Health and wellness made easy: 11 products you will love

Nosh on peanut-free 'Bamba' and pig out on 'Pork-Rinds.'

Health and wellness made easy: 11 products you will love

Will anti-vaxxer COVID-skeptics join Knesset?

Dr. Aryeh Avni, a vaccine opponent, founds 'Rapeh - Only Health' party, which seeks to remake the Health Ministry,

Will anti-vaxxer COVID-skeptics join Knesset?

Man injected with six doses of COVID-19 vaccine

An accident at a vaccination center caused one patient to receive far beyond the correct dose of coronavirus vaccine.

Man injected with six doses of COVID-19 vaccine

NYC health inspectors visit empty yeshiva and write summons

NYC Health Department filmed writing summons to empty Yeshiva building, citing 'list' to justify procedure.

NYC health inspectors visit empty yeshiva and write summons

'Three big ideas: Health care, immigration, energy'

'Stand For America' releases new video series on policy issues that 'matter most'.

'Three big ideas: Health care, immigration, energy'

The Aliya Apocalypse is coming

The Aliya Apocalypse is coming

Coronavirus attacks forces of good and evil

Coronavirus attacks forces of good and evil

Netanyahu, advisers tested for coronavirus

Prime minister undergoes coronavirus test despite not displaying any symptoms under new guidelines.

Netanyahu, advisers tested for coronavirus

Study: Majority of Israeli adults overweight

Rate of adult obesity in Israel rises while rate of child obesity declines. Link found between obesity and economic status.

Study: Majority of Israeli adults overweight

Israel invests less in healthcare than any other OECD country

Health expenditure in Israel is around $2,780 per person per year average OECD country spends $4,000 per person

Israel invests less in healthcare than any other OECD country

'Rabbi Firer was hurt but he doesn't have time to waste on this'

Rabbi Firer's assistant says that the rabbi is too busy assisting people to react to the furor around the canceled fundraising event.

'Rabbi Firer was hurt but he doesn't have time to waste on this'

Special UK Israel Tech Hub to focus on healthcare

British Embassy in Israel launches flagship technology program - TeXchange 2020.

Special UK Israel Tech Hub to focus on healthcare

How to find reliable health info online

In order to eradicate confusion, there are a few tips to be kept in mind while researching health information on the internet.

How to find reliable health info online

Flu vaccines will only be available in November

Global delay to cause flu vaccines to reach Israel only in November, report says.

Flu vaccines will only be available in November

Can we beat Alzheimer's with aerobic exercise?

Is aerobic exercise the right prescription for staving off Alzheimer's?

Can we beat Alzheimer's with aerobic exercise?

New York may close yeshivas which allow unvaccinated students

NY Health Department warns: Brooklyn yeshivas allowing unvaccinated students to attend face violations and possible closure.

New York may close yeshivas which allow unvaccinated students

Drug-resistant and deadly germ is 'pretty much unbeatable'

Candida auris, resistant to antifungals, is an example of the increasingly growing public health threat of drug-resistant infections.

Drug-resistant and deadly germ is 'pretty much unbeatable'

Israel ranked 10th healthiest country in the world

Bloomberg ranks Israel as 10th healthiest country, ahead of US at 64th.

Israel ranked 10th healthiest country in the world

Nasrallah: Reports of my deteriorating health are baseless

Recording with Nasrallah's voice says reports are Israeli 'psychological warfare' intended to 'harm morale.' 'I am not taking any medicine.'

Nasrallah: Reports of my deteriorating health are baseless

Israel technology continues to revolutionize healthcare

Raziel Therapeutics develops melting injection to replace current treatments by melting fat cells.

Israel technology continues to revolutionize healthcare

Soldiers visit doctors twice as often as everyone else

New study finds soldiers go to the doctor twice as much as civilians of the same age.

Soldiers visit doctors twice as often as everyone else

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Israeli study shows maternal depression may have a long-term impact on children's psychological and immune health.

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

The secret to a healthy lifestyle

Eric Pesach Harbor, food consultant: 'The secret to a healthy lifestyle was written hundreds of years ago.'

The secret to a healthy lifestyle

New study links eczema with ADHD

News Israeli research shows children who suffer 'skin asthma' more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.

New study links eczema with ADHD

Israeli company will treat bunions worldwide

ILTV speaks with Rafi Herzog, who presents his company "Cycla Orthopedics" that has found a treatment for bunions.

Israeli company will treat bunions worldwide

MDA safety guide for winter

Magen David Adom issues advisory calling on public to take precautions to prevent injury, illness during colder winter months.

MDA safety guide for winter

They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

44-year-old father of 10 and 34-year-old mother of 8 die of cancer a few hours apart in central Israeli hospital.

They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

MDA’s Safety Guidelines for the Yom Kippur Fast

How to treat dehydration? How to check if an elderly man is feeling well during the fast? What to eat before and after the fast?

MDA’s Safety Guidelines for the Yom Kippur Fast

IDF cracks down on smoking among soldiers

New program looks to educate soldiers on dangers of smoking, limit places and times where it is legal for soldiers to smoke.

IDF cracks down on smoking among soldiers

Ever wanted to know what your body looks like on the inside?

A new teaching app can show you an inside look of your body.

Ever wanted to know what your body looks like on the inside?

Israel's doctor shortage

Ongoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.

Israel's doctor shortage

New study links pollution to strokes

New study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.

New study links pollution to strokes

Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

New study shows higher BMI in adolescence impairs cognitive functioning in midlife.

Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

First of its kind: Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Rambam Hospital unveils state-of-the-art digital control system for delicate cancer removal surgeries.

First of its kind: Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Can being religious make you healthier?

Research finds link between attending religious services and a lower risk of death from all causes.

Can being religious make you healthier?

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs suffer from depression

Physical, mental health poorer in Israeli Arab sector, in study released amidst debate on segregation in hospitals.

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs suffer from depression

Take an eye break

We all try to look after our bodies and personal hygiene - but how many people properly take care of their eyes?

Take an eye break

It's not Obamacare, but there are holes in Israel's healthcare system

It's not Obamacare, but there are holes in Israel's healthcare system

6 Keys To Outsmart Stress

Simple steps to reclaim your life.

6 Keys To Outsmart Stress

Is our antibiotics addiction killing us?

By taking unnecessary antibiotics and eating food filled with it, humanity is writing its own death warrant, claims recent report.

Is our antibiotics addiction killing us?

Could too many medical tests be bad for your health?

'More medical tests and more antibiotics aren’t always better and sometimes, they can even cause harm,' medical expert says.

Could too many medical tests be bad for your health?

Netanyahu Holds A Special Hearing to Discuss Ebola

In a meeting discussing Ebola prevention, a decision was made to question travelers arriving from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

Netanyahu Holds A Special Hearing to Discuss Ebola

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.

Hospitals Treated Over 2,200 Civilians, Soldiers During Gaza Op.

Hospital Bed, Medical Equipment Shortage Revealed in OECD Report

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.

Hospital Bed, Medical Equipment Shortage Revealed in OECD Report