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Smoking Kills 8,000 Israelis per year

in Health & Science

While Israelis may feel the life or death circumstances at any given moment on a daily basis, there is a recent report which shows the rates are rising of those inflicting harm on themselves. In an annual 2016 smoking report, the numbers and rates of smokers in Israel are alarming. Despite a 2011 effort by…

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Life Expectancy in Israel on the Rise

in Health & Science

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released their annual report this May, and Israel’s standing is good. The health statistics report touches on topics such as life expectancy rates, infant and maternal mortality rates, use of alcohol and drugs, vaccination and disease rates, and other medical services and information. Israel ranks high in life expectancy,…

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Israel is Roasting a Clean Meat Culture

in Economy & Innovation

In 2013, Mark Post made the first test-tube burger. He was convinced he could create a better way to produce meat. The lab-grown burger cost 250,000 British pounds, took 3 months to make using cultured animal cells – and actually tasted just like a burger. Fast forward to 2017 and dozens of organizations have jumped…

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Urban Garden Sprouts on Shopping Mall

in Economy & Innovation

Imagine stopping by your local mall for a new pair of shoes, a dress, and a few heads of the freshest lettuce you’ve ever tasted. Sprouting atop the parking garage in the most central and commercial shopping mall in Tel Aviv, sits exactly what you would least expect –  a beautiful green garden, blooming with…

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Israeli Digital Health Industry is Booming

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

The Startup Nation has picked up millions in investments thanks to its dedication to advancing the medical field. In the constantly advancing industry of medical technology, Israel is becoming a leader in the digital health field. Over the past year alone, the sector grew in finances, involvement and innovation. Since 2015, investment in the digital health field…

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