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Family of deceased toddler riots at Soroka Hospital

Family of three-year-old cannot come to terms with his death and attacks medical staff and security guards.

Family of deceased toddler riots at Soroka Hospital

Five-year-old boy killed in Negev

Child sustained serious head injuries after falling from donkey.

Five-year-old boy killed in Negev

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who later develop autism

A routine prenatal ultrasound can identify early signs of autism, Ben-Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center researchers find.

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who develop autism

Baby pronounced dead after losing consciousness in Netivot

Five-month-old baby loses consciousness in nursery in Netivot, later pronounced dead at Soroka Hospital.

Baby dies after losing consciousness in Netivot

Health Minister: 'No reason to panic, there's room for optimisim'

Health Min. visits Be'er Sheva hospital, says there are 'initial indications' that booster dose protects against the new Omicron variant.

Health Min.: 'No reason to panic, there's room for optimisim'

Suspects in Soroka brawl released following police negligence

All 16 suspects arrested following brawl at Soroka Hospital released after investigators did not have time to go through security footage.

Suspects in Soroka brawl released following police negligence

Be'er Sheva Mayor: 'This is a national emergency'

Violent brawl at hospital 'is a war on democracy, there's civilian terror here,' Be'er Sheva's Mayor Danilovich warns.

Be'er Sheva Mayor: 'This is a national emergency'

Omer Council Head: 'What happened here doesn't happen even in 3rd world countries'

Pinny Badash, head of Omer Council, urges Bedouin leaders to gather together, find solution for violence in their communities.

'What happened here doesn't happen even in 3rd world countries'

'In my 30 years as a doctor I never saw anything like this'

Senior doctor at Soroka Hospital expresses shock over massive brawl at hospital which prompted police to use live fire.

'In my 30 years as a doctor I never saw anything like this'

19 detained following massive brawl outside Soroka Hospital

Live fire used during brawl between two families from Rahat outside Be'er Sheva hospital. 19 suspects arrested.

19 detained following massive brawl outside Soroka Hospitalplayer

Pregnant woman, unborn child die of COVID

45-year-old woman in 9th month of pregnancy and her unborn baby die at Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.

Pregnant woman, unborn child die of COVID

22-year-old woman dies from COVID-19 1 month after giving birth

New mother with no background illness succumbs to coronavirus after giving birth.

22-year-old woman dies from COVID-19 1 month after giving birth

Bride dies after collapsing at her wedding

33-year-old doctor dies weeks after suffering apparent heart attack at her own wedding.

Bride dies after collapsing at her wedding

Health Minister: Mask 'helps'; citizens need to be careful

PM, Health Minister visit Soroka Hospital: 'Question is at what point can hospitals not accept more patients; there's currently space.'

Health Minister: Mask 'helps'; citizens need to be carefulplayer

"Horrific" findings show patients' lives were put at risk

Former Health Ministry Comptroller says Israel Hayom's findings on Soroka 'raise concerns,' put lives at risk.

"Horrific" findings show patients' lives were put at risk

Teenage girl airlifted after falling down ravine

High school student in moderate condition after falling more than 30 feet during a school hike in southern Israel.

Teenage girl airlifted after falling down ravineplayer

Woman killed as car overturns

2 critically injured, 2 lightly to moderately hurt after vehicle overturns on Negev highway in deadly accident.

Woman killed as car overturns

Plastic surgeon commits suicide in operating room

Senior plastic surgeon at Soroka Hospital takes own life after being barred from training interns.

Plastic surgeon commits suicide in operating room

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

Negev's only hospital doesn't serve everyone equally

Negev residents say only local hospital discriminates against members of 3 of Israel's 4 insurance companies.

Negev's only hospital doesn't serve everyone equally

Toddler killed by ladder in Negev

Bedouin chilld playing near stable dies when ladder falls on her.

Toddler killed by ladder in Negev

Injured Apache pilot regains consciousness

Condition of pilot injured in Negev helicopter crash improves.

Injured Apache pilot regains consciousness

Condition of seriously-injured helicopter pilot improves

Second pilot in Apache helicopter crash in which General David Zohar was killed begins to respond, move arms and legs.

Condition of seriously-injured helicopter pilot improves

Condition of infant tossed from car improves

Infant does not need operation, authorities extend mother's arrest.

Condition of infant tossed from car improves

Be'er Sheva Nurse Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva takes steps to ensure newborns do not get whooping cough after a nurse diagnosed with the disease.

Newborns Treated after Nurse Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Elementary School Principal Shot on Way to Work

Beloved school principal, 43, in critical condition after being shot in upper body as he drove to school in southern town Kuseife.

Elementary School Principal Shot on Way to Work

IDF Soldier Wounded in Gaza Gunfire Improves

Condition upgraded to 'stable' one day after shootout, Soroka Medical Center says.

Condition of IDF Soldier Wounded by Gaza Sniper Improves

Wounded Soldier Opens Eyes for First Time

Ohad Ben-Yishai, who was critically wounded and sedated for two weeks, finally opened his eyes on Saturday.

Critically Wounded Soldier Opens Eyes for First Time

Rocket Fire Sparks Premature Births in the South

Constant sirens, missile fire sparks 10% increase in birthrate in Be'er Sheva; naming trends reflect confidence in IDF operation.

Rocket Fire Causes Rise in Premature Births in the South

Doctor Dies in Hospital, Body Not Found for Hours

Cardiologist dies on his bed in his hospital office. Police unsure of exact cause of death, but say it may have been a heart attack.

Doctor Dies in Soroka Hospital, Body Not Found for 24 Hours

Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured

11 year old boy killed, four teens injured in crash in southern town of Hura. MDA medics recount the scene.

Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured

Scans May Indicate Improvement for Sharon

Hospital brain scans appear to give a glimmer of hope for improvement in the condition of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

MRI Scans May Indicate Improvement in Sharon's Condition

Seriously Wounded Soldier's Life in Danger

Head of the Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva says that the wounds sustained by an IDF soldier near Gaza are life threatening.

Seriously Wounded Soldier's Life in Danger