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Israeli solution may give sight to the blind

in Health & Science

In an ongoing Israeli medical technology revolution, there are promising signs that one company is fighting, and possibly winning, the battle against global blindness. CorNeat has created a potential solution for the upwards of 2 million people per year who deal with corneal disease and blindness. With their new patent-pending blend of technology, they have…

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Mini Ambulance Means Quicker Response Time

in Health & Science

The world’s first mini medical ambulance is on the loose in Israel, and it can go places which are impossible for other safety vehicles to access. The United Hatzalah purchased four narrow, electric and fully equipped ‘mini-lances’ which can trek upstairs and through narrow alleys, sidewalks and streets. The innovative smart cars were purchased for…

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Doctor WHO? Israeli Doctor Elected to World Health Organization

in Health & Science

Israel finally has a spot on the Executive Committee in the World Health Organization after twenty-one years with no representation. In a recent election which took place in Budapest, Professor Itamar Grotto, Deputy Director of Israel’s Health Ministry, was elected to the committee to represent Israel and its advancements and endeavors in the medical field.…

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Teens Save Lives on Summer Vacation

in Health & Science

Almost 1,000 Israeli teenagers have opted to spend their summer vacation learning how to provide medical care with Magen David Adom, or MDA first aid response organization have acquired hundreds of teen volunteers, aged 15 – 18, who not only learn basic first aid but also how to prevent diseases, and the harm of smoking…

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The Holy Land gets High

in Life, Culture & Sports

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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