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She was headed home - but then returned to the hospital

Ayala Raziel-Shefi, ER nurse at the Galilee Medical Center, tells of the scene at a deadly traffic accident. 'It was like a battlefield.'

She was headed home - but then returned to the hospital

'Livelihood and Land of Israel don't conflict, Religious Zionism must lead campaign'

Yamina Chairman: Netanyahu gave up in face of loss of governance. In all his 32 years in Knesset, he didn't touch justice system.

'Livelihood and Land of Israel don't conflict'player

Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

New Health Ministry report on early childhood care, hospital wait times, shows improvement in health care, but leaves much to be desired.

Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

New study examines Israel's hospital system

Taub Center examines failings in Israel's hospital system, results emphasize disparities between center and periphery.

New study examines Israel's hospital system

Nurses to go on strike beginning Tuesday morning

Nurses to begin strike after negotiations with Finance and Health ministries fail.

Nurses to go on strike beginning Tuesday morning

Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Cabinet approves national plan for digital health as a national growth engine.

Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

800 million people spend at least 10% of household budget on health care expenses.

Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

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

Screw flies out of computer keyboard, enters Haifa boy's nose.

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

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

New study indicates that 13% of haredim refrain from necessary medical treatment due to monetary concerns.

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

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.

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

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.

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

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

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.

Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

Agreement between nurses and Finance Ministry will see the nurses' salaries being increased over 4.5 years.

17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

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.

State Democrats, ADL Blast Maine Governor for 'Gestapo' Remarks

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.

Was Obama's Supreme Court Victory A Tactical Or Strategic Win?

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.

Doctors Practically on Strike

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.

Israeli Research Reveals How to Reduce Risk of Heart Attackplayer

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.

More Preemies, Better Care in Israeli Hospitals

Hospitals Dangerously Full

Hospital are dangerously full; wards could be closed to new patients in just two weeks, the Nurses' Union warns.

Nurses Warn Hospitals are Dangerously Overcrowded

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.

Good OECD Report Card for Israel in Health Sector

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.

PM Tells Hareidi Party: Ashkelon Emergency Room is Staying Put

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.

Teva's Injection-Free Growth Hormone Shot Wins FDA Approval