Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Cabinet approves national plan for digital health as a national growth engine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:25 PM
Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

800 million people spend at least 10% of household budget on health care expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 10:11 AM
Doctor removes screw from six-year-old's nose

Doctor removes screw from six-year-old's nose

Screw flies out of computer keyboard, enters Haifa boy's nose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 2:51 PM
13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

New study indicates that 13% of haredim refrain from necessary medical treatment due to monetary concerns.Tzvi Lev, 8/10/2017, 2:28 PM
Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

More patients are vision-impaired than ever before; new study suggests how countries can lessen the health burden and improve lives.Nissan Tzur, 8/4/2017, 7:58 AM
Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Comparative study shows Israelis enjoy top health care, but need to work on environmental protection.Chana Roberts, 7/28/2017, 8:59 AM
Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.JTA, 3/25/2017, 8:14 PM
Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 9:43 AM
Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Israel's nurses were back at work Thursday morning, after a lengthy strike by nurses was settled with a new work agreement.David Lev, 12/20/2012, 9:02 AM
17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

Agreement between nurses and Finance Ministry will see the nurses' salaries being increased over 4.5 years.Elad Benari, 12/20/2012, 2:42 AM
Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

State Democrats are lashing out at Maine Governor Paul LePage after he compared the IRS to the Nazi Gestapo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/9/2012, 11:11 AM
Romney Republicans Claim Ruling Focuses Elections

Romney Republicans Claim Ruling Focuses Elections

It was hailed as a win for the Obama Administration. The jury is still out over whether the Supreme Court ruling will help or hurt Obama.Amiel Ungar, 6/29/2012, 3:24 PM
Doctors Practically on Strike

Doctors Practically on Strike

Hospitals and medical clinics around the country are on a part-time Sabbath schedule, as the doctors’ near-strike climbs a notch.Hillel Fendel, 6/20/2011, 2:35 PM
How to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

How to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Good news for heart attack patients: 11 years of research in Israel by US National Health Care Services shows how to reduce the risk.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/22/2011, 8:17 AM
More Preemies, Better Care

More Preemies, Better Care

One in eight babies in Israel is born prematurely and needs intensive care. Maayenei HaYeshuah Hospital saves two 23-week babies. Hillel Fendel, 2/28/2011, 6:16 PM
Hospitals Dangerously Full

Hospitals Dangerously Full

Hospital are dangerously full; wards could be closed to new patients in just two weeks, the Nurses' Union warns.Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2011, 7:31 PM
Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Israel has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.Hana Levi Julian, 5/11/2010, 5:04 PM
PM: ER Won't be Moved

PM: ER Won't be Moved

Deputy Health Minister wanted emergency room relocated because of graves uncovered beneath it. UTJ not expected to leave coalition.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2010, 10:58 PM
Injection-Free Shot Gets FDA OK

Injection-Free Shot Gets FDA OK

Children requiring human growth hormone will no longer face the fright and pain of shots, thanks to Teva Pharmaceuticals' needle-free injection.Malkah Fleisher, 6/30/2009, 8:35 PM