Israel: Frum Unvaccinated Mother Of 2, Beloved Teacher, Dies Of COVID

The yishuv of Nariya in Binyamin was engulfed in mourning on Motzei Shabbos upon hearing the news of the tragic death of Renana Kantrovitch,...

Netanyahu, Health Minister Warn Of “Black Friday” If Lockdown Is Lifted

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein held a live press conference on Tuesday night warning of lifting the nationwide lockdown too...

Diagnosis of Heart Attack Can Be Wrong

When doctors in the emergency room believe that someone is having a heart attack, they are mistaken 9.2 percent of the time, a new...

End Of COVID May Bring Major Turbulence For US Health Care

When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more generous, flexible...

CLOSURE EXTENDED: Israel Postpones Entry Of Vaccinated Tourists Until August 1st Following COVID Surge

Israeli officials on Wednesday decided to postpone the entry of international tourists from countries with low coronavirus rates for at least a month (August...

Babies Really Can Light Up Your Life

Ever wonder why adults tend to go ga-ga when they see a baby? Scientists report that sophisticated imaging showed that seeing a baby's face lit...

Caffeine Common In Kids, Young Adults; Mainly Soda

Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't...

Syrian President, Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus

Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s office said Monday, with both having only mild symptoms...

Health: The Psychology of It All

Nobody was particularly surprised when the Director of the Center for Disease Control recently declared that obesity, caused by lack of physical fitness and...

Half A Million Dead In US, Confirming Virus’s Tragic Reach

For weeks after Cindy Pollock began planting tiny flags across her yard - one for each of the more than 1,800 Idahoans killed by...

150 Israelis From India, Mexico Refuse Tests, At Least 55 Cases On Flights

About 150 Israelis who recently arrived on flights from India and Mexico refused to undergo a second test for the coronavirus, Channel 12 News...

Israel: Almost All COVID Patients On ECMOs Are Unvaccinated

Israel's Health Ministry reported on Sunday that the vast majority of COVID patients attached to ECMO machines are unvaccinated. According to the ministry, fully vaccinated...

Exercise & Your Mental Health (Part 1)

This is the first article in 4-part series focusing on Depression, Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Panic...

Study: Timely Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Insurance Status

People who either have no health insurance or rely on Medicaid are more likely to be diagnosed with advanced cancers than people who have...

Diabetes Drug Tied To Heart Attacks

The blockbuster type 2 diabetes drug Avandia raises users' odds for heart attack and heart failure and should be removed from the market, according...

“Israel Will Be Like Italy With 100s Dead Unless Total Closure Is Imposed,” Health...

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein told other ministers on Monday that if Israel doesn't take severe steps immediately, Israel will become "like Italy" soon. Israel's Health...

Prescriptions: Not Just for Medications (Part 4)

Lower Back Pain: Lower back pain (LBP) levies a heavy toll upon men and women alike. .  Roughly 70% of all people will experience one...

More Children’s Medicine Made at J&J Facility Is Recalled

Four children's cough and cold medicines made at a Johnson & Johnson plant shuttered because of manufacturing problems were recalled Friday, a month after...

No Choice: Dutch PM Extends Coronavirus Lockdown By 3 Weeks

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte extended his country’s tough five-week lockdown by a further three weeks Tuesday amid concerns that infection rates are not...

Surviving Daylight Saving Switch

Planning ahead and following a few simple steps can help you minimize the impact of lost sleep when the clocks go ahead one hour...

Fauci: Whatever Vaccine Is Available, Take It

Dr. Anthony Fauci says if a coronavirus vaccine is available, regardless of which one, take it. The top U.S. infectious disease expert told NBC on...

Electronic Cigarettes Banned in Israel

The new electronic cigarettes have been banned in Israel by health officials after the American FDA reported they contain chemicals that are carcinogens. Health Ministry...

Israel: Too Many Kids on Ritalin – Many Shouldn’t Be

According to Israeli Maccabi Kupat Cholim (HMO) pediatrician Dr. Shlomi Antebi, one in five Israeli children are taking Ritalin or Concerta for attention disorders...

Israel’s Virus Situation “Most Hopeful Since Start Of Pandemic”

Israeli health officials believe that the current coronavirus situation in the country is the "most hopeful it's been since the start of the pandemic,"...

Skipping Breakfast May Increase Your Chances Of A Heart Attack

Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. A study of older men found those who regularly skipped...

Urine Test Results Can Point to Heart Dangers

Even a small amount of a protein called albumin in the urine of patients with stable coronary artery disease increases their risk of cardiovascular...

Storm In Israel: Bennett Raps Israeli Health Officials At UN Speech

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chose to use the international platform at the UN General Assembly to criticize senior Israeli health officials, later repeating the...

Vaccination Drive For Yeshiva Bochurim Launches At Ponevezh Yeshiva

A vaccination drive for yeshivah bochurim in central Israel began last week, coordinated by the Va'ad HaYeshivos, the L'Ma'anchem organization, and Ichilov and Tel...

“Israel Has 2nd Highest Infection Rate In The World,” Health Expert Says

As Israel's daily COVID cases continue to mount and the number of seriously ill patients skyrockets to over 500 (from just 100 a few...

WHO: H1N1 Not Gone Yet

You may have forgotten about the virus formerly known as swine flu, but it hasn't gone away, according to the World Health Organization. The agency...

Israel: 3 Critically Ill Babies Hospitalized In 1st Pediatric ICU For COVID Patients

Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem opened Israel's first pediatric intensive care unit for coronavirus patients on Friday following the uptick in pediatric coronavirus...

Europe Considers New COVID-19 Strategy: Accepting The Virus

When the coronavirus pandemic was first declared, Spaniards were ordered to stay home for more than three months. For weeks, they were not allowed...

Want To Attend A Tisch? Only With A “Green Passport” For Karlin-Stoliner Chassidim

Karlin-Stoliner chassidim throughout Israel were informed on Motzei Shabbos that whoever attends tefillos or simchos at the chassidus in Givat Zeev is required to...

J-m Hospitals Reach Capacity For Virus Patients Ahead Of Lockdown

As Israel prepares for its third lockdown, hospitals in Jerusalem are reaching their maximum capacity for coronavirus patients. The Health Ministry told emergency services on...

Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

For the first time, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has come out in support of low-carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes who want to...

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