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Our Faces Match Our Names

in Health & Science
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Our names have more influence than we think, says a recent research study conducted in Israel and France. The study was initiated at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and its aim was to explore if a person’s name has any influence on their appearance. Hundreds of people were shown head shots of complete strangers. When provided…

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The Holy Land gets High

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People can smoke weed in Israel and not go to jail – at least as long as they don’t get caught on repeat. A new law has been passed in the Israeli government decriminalizing recreational use of marijuana. For those who have been pushing for this state law to pass, there is no need for…

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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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Too Many Women Suffer from Intimate Partner Violence

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40% of Israeli Women Suffer from Violence (Pixabay)

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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The Secret of Sexual Sparks

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A kissing couple in Tel Aviv (Credit: GPO, Moshe Millner)

It’s not new but now scientifically proven: an Israeli study reveals that the secret to sustaining great sex has little to do with actual intimacy in bed. Professor Gurit Birnbaum from IDC Herzliya and Professor Harry Reis of the University of Rochester conducted a study with more than 100 heterosexual couples over a period of…

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