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Israeli Doctor Helps 16 Deaf Palestinian Kids Hear

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Sixteen palestinian children were granted their sense of hearing thanks to the efforts of the Peres Center for Peace. The series of cochlear ear implant surgeries happened in a marathon style fashion and were performed in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.   The children were from Gaza and the West Bank, and though the…

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Stepping into motherhood and life with luxury

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports
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Imagine spending nine months carrying a delicate seed in your belly. As it grows, its weight shifts from a pea to a watermelon, literally weighing you down from within your core. Once the seed has sprouted, it has become a tiny being, in need of care, nourishment and nurturing. Realistically, you can also picture nine…

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Early diagnosis of autism has 88% chance of Saving Lives

in Health & Science/Monthly Report
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“There has to be another way,” thought Dr. Hanna Alonim, as she saw 6-year old children tied to their beds, over-stimulated and over-medicated. When Hanna started her professional career in the 80’s and later received her PhD in Mental Health, she spent time working with a group of deaf children. What she discovered was frightening.…

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Young Israelis Connect with Holocaust Survivors

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Young Israelis have become a ray of light for Holocaust survivors. Over 160,000 survivors living in Israel need to survive a different kind of death sentence – loneliness. Studies have shown that people who feel lonely have double the chance of dying every day. For most survivors in Israel, add loneliness to the trauma of…

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Health Department Finds Too Much Lead in Coffee Machines

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The bad news spread like wildfire as Israelis were hit with hot pot full of disappointment and fear. The Ministry of Health and the Economy and Industry Ministry made a joint statement warning against drinking coffee from cafes, restaurants and places with coffee machines due to the high amounts of lead discovered. The announcement was…

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