Hospital


Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized

Former President George H. W. Bush has been hospitalized, but the 92-year-old is “fine” and expected to go home in a few days, his chief of staff told area media…

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Hospitals Operating Over-Capacity, Officials Say

Unusually heavy “traffic” was reported this week in many Israeli hospitals, with requests for admissions outstripping available space. At Sheba hospital in Tel Aviv, for example, the emergency room on…

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Proton Cancer Cure Starts at Northwestern

A new method for proton radiation treatment of cancer developed by a Weizmann Institute doctor has made its debut at the medical school of Northwestern University in Chicago, Globes reported…

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Fire Extinguished at NYU Hospital Building Under Construction

A fire at a New York City hospital building that’s under construction has been extinguished. Thick black smoke and flames could be seen rising from the roof shortly after the…

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Phony Doctor Treated 300 Patients, Police Say

Police on Wednesday arrested an Arab who had posed as a doctor at Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv, and managed to carry out three hundred procedures on patients over a…

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Shaare Tzedek Gets $5M for Trauma Research

Besides being one of the main hospitals serving Yerushalayim, Shaare Tzedek hospital will take on a new role – that of a Level One Trauma Center to treat strokes and…

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Hadassah Branching Out to Russia?

Hadassah Medical Center of Yerushalayim is seeking to join a projected ‘medical city’ in Russia, although without the knowledge of the hospital board or state-appointed treasurer, Globes reported on Monday.…

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Superthreat

One major hazard to human wellbeing today has nothing to do with crime, war or terrorism. In fact, it is invisible, but lethal all the same. The threat is “superbugs,”…

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Florida Hospitals Won’t Bill Orlando Shooting Victims

Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will not bill survivors of the Orlando club massacre for out-of-pocket medical expenses, officials announced Wednesday. Instead, the hospitals will write off an estimated $5.5…

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Hospital Dept. Heads to Be Barred From Private Practice

Health Minister MK Rabbi Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) have reached an agreement to restrict hospital department heads from private practice to bolster their commitment to…

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