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cancer rates in Israel

Why Israel’s skin cancer rates are dropping

In these hot summer months when we’re all outdoors and enjoying the sun, it’s more important than ever to protect against skin cancer. While the sun offers us much needed vitamin D, there are also unfortunately many harmful effects of

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Tech Help for Seniors

As technology continues to grow and expand into every area of our life, it’s more important than ever for seniors to get on board. Unfortunately, lots of seniors lack the necessary tech help needed. It can be extremely daunting for those

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Five Healthy Summer Habits We Should All Be Doing

Summer is approaching! That usually means some time off work, maybe a vacation abroad and definitely time in the sun. With all the fun that accompanies the summer, it can sometimes be easy to forget about our health. Hotter temperatures

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Cancer

Cancer and Israel’s Cutting Edge Tech

By Linda Dinovitz   “Cancer is a huge, global public-health problem. Without warning, it strikes people of all socio-economic strata, all ages, and all races… Though the rate of cancer deaths for Jews in Israel is among the lowest in the world –177 deaths

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Innovation

Israel Innovation Heals the Sick Around the World

Often labeled the startup nation, Israel is leading the way when it comes to innovation and technology for medical care around the world. In fact, many hospitals worldwide are benefiting from Israeli technology already. MedAware MedAware is an Israeli-based technology

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Asthma

The Asthma Survival Guide

Asthma is a chronic lung disease which affects over 300 million people worldwide. There is no cure for asthma yet, but there are many treatment options which help asthma sufferers both survive and thrive! Read on for tips from this

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Israeli Study on Multiple Sclerosis

What is Multiple Sclerosis? According to the National MS Society, “Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. It disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the body.” MS

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Common Heart Conditions and How to Avoid Them

Heart conditions are the most common cause of death in the United States. One in every four deaths in the US can be attributed to a heart condition, the most common being coronary artery disease. The most unfortunate part of

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Five Misconceptions about Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the blood and in every cell in the body. There are two ways in which we get cholesterol. The liver produces most of the cholesterol found in our bodies. The other source of

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Five Signs you Should See a Doctor

It is hard to take the time out of our busy lives to visit a doctor when we’re not really sure there is a need to. It’s often difficult to know if what we’re experiencing is a normal symptom or

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Why Buy Medication Online from Israel?

Online shopping is a life-saver, literally. You can buy pretty much anything online these days that you normally wouldn’t have access to. Similarly, buying medication online is no different. In the US especially, medication prices are hugely inflated compared to

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are shots bad for me

Do Doctors in Israel Recommend the Flu Shot?

The influenza virus was first discovered in the 1930s, and scientists had a working vaccine by the 1940s. It is thought that influenza began circulating after the establishment of cities when there were more densely populated areas. After influenza pandemics

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Do We All Have ADHD?

It’s ADHD Awareness Month. What better time to learn more about the subject? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that affects children and adults alike. It is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder in children, but the

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drugs

What You Need to Know Before Starting Medicare

Medicare is a complex subject and many people remain confused or intimidated by the process. As with any government program, there are lots of rules, policies and choices to make. To make the best choices, it’s important that you have

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Five Signs of Diabetes

As many as 25% of people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 is a gradual process and often the signs and symptoms are so subtle that people are not always likely

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Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s response to stress, fear and apprehension. It’s completely normal to feel anxious now and again, especially before an important life event, test or interview. In fact, anxiety can often be productive if it

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