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A 71-year-old Binyamina resident was killed  after being swept away by floods
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A 71-year-old Binyamina resident was killed on Sunday evening after being swept away by his vehicle in a flood on the river street in the colony. He was located about two hours later, and the MDA team determined his death. The firefighters who arrived at the scene rescued the vehicle with the help of tractors, where they found the man breathless. Police said the circumstances of the vehicle's fall into Nahal Tse'asah, a channel of Nahal Taninim passing through the town, are being investigated . MDA paramedic Natalie Bennett said: "Extinguishing forces have been working for a long time with...

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Jan 5, 2020

 El Al passengers delayed: A plane from NY was diverted to Halifax Canada due to smoke spread inside
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Again this Saturday, El Al passengers will be delayed on their way to Israel due to a malfunction: El Al's LY 26 flight departing from New York tonight on it's way to Tel Aviv was diverted to Halifax Canada Airport landing due to smoke spread in the passenger compartment. The Boeing 777 aircraft was not declared usable and is currently awaiting technical examination. Either way, more than 200 travelers will not be able to land in Israel before the Sabbath, and they will have to stay in Canada for the weekend, where the temperature is minus 11 degrees. The plane is waiting at the airport in...

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Jan 10, 2020

Israeli MedAware identified over 10,000 potential medical errors  with accuracy rate of over 90%
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

An AI-based patient safety solution developed by Israeli medical tech startup MedAware identified over 10,000 potential medical errors and adverse drug events, with an accuracy rate of over 90 percent, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard researchers. The study, published last month by the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, analyzed MedAware's machine learning-enabled clinical decision support platform, designed to prevent medication-related errors, at the outpatient clinics of Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals. The system flagged...

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Jan 10, 2020

Drug basket committee's decision: 141 drugs and technologies added for a budget of NIS 500 million
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Hundreds of thousands of citizens accepted the drug basket committee's decision, and while for some it was joyous news - many others were disappointed. The 750 medical labels in which dozens of treatments, technologies and medicines were rejected by the committee with a heavy heart compared to the introduction of 141 labels. The choice was taken into account in the limited budget - NIS 500 million - through which they had to choose from the best treatments for as many citizens as possible. This is similar in scope to previous years - but less than they wanted in the basket committee and...

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Jan 17, 2020

4 israelis died in Road accidents in the last 24 hours wile haeavy rain returned to Israel
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

A winter week began tonight and Tuesday there is even a chance of snow in the mountains of the center and the northern Golan Heights - but the residents of Jerusalem will probably not be tempted by whites. The current rain system has so far mainly affected the south, and in Ashkelon they have dropped 26 mm by Saturday evening. The rains will spread and fall from the north to the northern Negev, accompanied by thunderstorms. Expected to be open tomorrow, tens of millimeters of rain have rained in the Central and Tel Aviv areas so far, no real damage has been reported, but they are expected...

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Jan 19, 2020

Four doctors committed suicide at Soroka Hospital in the past 18 months
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

An intern doctor in one of the internal wards of Soroka Hospital in Beer Sheva put an end to his life, probably after a long period of crisis that the hospital was aware of. The circumstances of the incident are unclear at this time. Apparently, from the beginning of the crisis experienced by the young doctor, the department manager and the intern accompanied him by many factors that were aware of the situation. This is the fourth case of a doctor's suicide in the same medical institution in about a year and a half. In July 2018, Director of Surgery Plastic Surgery Department, Dr. Alex...

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Jan 25, 2020

Corona virus: Israeli companies with activity in China indicate no significant impact on business
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

The reports of Israeli public companies holding significant activity in China indicate that there is currently no significant impact on business. However, the expected harm is mainly in the tourism sector of Chinese who will not come to Israel. It is estimated that about 24,000 tourists from China will be canceled in the next two months. Most of them spend an average of seven nights per night. This is a loss of close to 170,000 overnight stays in February and march

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Feb 3, 2020

25% of fathers say they do not exercise their parenting rights because of the corporate culture
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

25% of fathers say they do not exercise their parenting rights because of the corporate culture that does not allow them, according to a survey conducted by the Division for Gender Equality at the Civil Service Commission, on the occasion of Family Day held on Wednesday. Many fathers have stated that they fear the response in the ministry if they start taking advantage of the parenting rights they are entitled to. "I feel that fully utilizing parenting rights will prevent me from performing my job well and therefore choose to take advantage of only some of the rights," says a father who...

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Feb 26, 2020

Corona panic: researchers at the Migal Institute are optimistic about a vaccine they developed
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

After four years of research funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, researchers at the Migal Institute of Coronary Virus Vaccine (IBV) developed successfully in preclinical trials and genetically modified for the corona virus vaccine. Minister of Science and Technology Ophir Akunis welcomed the new revelations of the study: "Hope and believe there will be further progress soon." Minister Akunis instructed his office manager to quickly promote possible collaborations that would enable vaccines for humans as soon as possible

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Feb 27, 2020

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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Two more Israelis were diagnosed with Corona virus - the Health Ministry announced Friday. The two, aged 50, are residents of the center of the country who are currently living in isolation. One turned on February 27 from Madrid, Spain, and the other returned on March 4 from Zurich, Switzerland. As a result, the number of infected persons in Israel rose to 19. The Ministry of Health announced that the exact flight numbers and locations where the patients were staying will be published later. Yesterday, two other patients became aware of the infection. One of them, a tourist bus driver from...

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