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Early diagnosis of autism has 88% chance of Saving Lives

in Health & Science/Monthly Report

“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

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

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

in Health & Science

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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Can Your Smartphone Prevent Skin Cancer?

in Health & Science

The future has arrived, and it comes in the form of an app called DermaCompare. Skin cancer commonly starts from suspicious or changing moles on your body. The best case skin cancer scenario is finding the problem areas in their early stages. Now, DermaCompare is empowering people to take their health into their own hands,…

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Too Many Women Suffer from Intimate Partner Violence

in Health & Science

There is a reason why the UN initiated an international day to “End Violence Against Women” on November 25, and the subject of domestic violence against women is continued to be discussed worldwide. A study recently conducted by the Ben Gurion University in Israel proves that almost 40% of women in Israel between the ages…

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