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Air Pollution in Israel Causes Serious Threat

in Health & Science

Air pollution in Israel is reported at higher levels than acceptable by the Clear Air Law, which aims to improve air quality and reduce air pollution by prescribing regulations in order to protect human life and the natural environment. Based on a recent report by the Environmental Protection and Health Ministry, and also using data…

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Swine Flu Fatalities Increase in Israel

in Health & Science

Nineteen people died from complications with the flu, including three children, across Israel this winter season so far. With only 22% of the state receiving injections, up from 18% from this time last year, there are numerous factors creating concern amidst local communities. The Physicians Society for Public Health has placed an urgent call for…

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Gas Pipeline Approved Despite Environmental Concerns

in Health & Science

Set to start by mid-January, the Egypt and Israel gas alliance will begin pumping full steam ahead. After a long term process dedicated to crafting a signed deal in 2019, the leaders of Egypt and Israel agreed to transfer up to 7 billion cubic meters of gas through the Tamar and Leviathan structures. Additionally, leaders…

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Orthopedic Technology Improves Painful Medical Process

in Health & Science

In a medical breakthrough, Israeli technologies are shifting the patient paradigm when it comes to painful orthopedic procedures. When orthopedic surgeries result in the need to adjust and correct internal bone structure, meaning there is a need for external fixation, or the turning of metal screws in the body daily, for months. This process is…

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Hundreds of Species Added to Protected List

in Tourism & Nature

For the first time in a decade, the Environmental Protection Authority in Israel updated its list of protected species. The update was required based on Israel’s 1995 agreement with the UN Convention to Biological Diversity. According to the website the agreement recognizes that “biological resources are vital to humanity’s economic and social development, that biological…

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