Health


Sharp Drop in Number of Emergency Room Beds

The number of beds available in emergency units fell by 40 percent over the last decade, according to a report submitted to the Knesset Committee on Distributive Justice. If in…

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Poor Posture at Work? It’s Time to Straighten Up

Forward head, slumping shoulders, tilted pelvis. Sound like the Hunchback of Notre Dame in 15th-century Paris? Maybe, or just your average Joe and Jane glued to their cellphones and computer…

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Health Ministry Seeks to Stem Medical Lab Crisis

The Health Ministry is acting to stave off what officials said was a coming crisis among workers in medical labs. The workers, who are employed by hospitals and health-care providers…

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Why Bees Sting (Hint: It’s About You)

I did something stupid last spring. After I returned from a long walk, I noticed a few bees flying around a small hole in the ground. I knew about ground…

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Pediatricians Warn of Long, Sugar-Filled Summer

Israeli pediatricians have urged the government to mount an all-out campaign against foods laden with sugar ahead of summer vacation, when caloric intake among Israelis, especially young people, zooms to…

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