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Health Ministry Looks To Punish Doctor Who Vowed Not To...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/19 | Comments (0)

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman excoriated a senior doctor at Hillel Yoffe Medical Center in Hadera on Tuesday, following reports that the doctor...

   
 

Watch: Dr Yeshayahu Rubinstein: I Found G-D in DNA (Vid...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/14/19 | Comments (0)

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Simplifying Weight Loss

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 01/14/19 | Comments (0)

With all of the knowledge we have today, we know that losing...

   
 

Democrats Roll Out Big Health Care Proposals In The Sta...

Article by AP | Published 01/12/19 | Comments (0)

SEATTLE (AP) — Riding the momentum from November’s elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their bigg...

   
 

Ministry of Health: Passengers On Bus From Yerushalayim...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/11/19 | Comments (0)

The Ministry of Health today announced to the public today about a possible exposure to a measles-suffering baby who was on bus routes along with many ...

   
 

CDC Says It's Another Severe Flu Season With Up To...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/11/19 | Comments (0)

Flu seasons have been particularly severe in recent years and this one in no different. An estimated 6.2 million to 7.3 million peo...

   
 

US Flu Season Appears Milder, One Year After Brutal One

Article by AP | Published 01/11/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s early, but officials say the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter’s unusually brutal ...

   
 

New York City Will Offer Free Eyeglasses To All Kinderg...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/10/19 | Comments (0)

All New York City kindergarteners and first graders will receive prescription eyeglasses if they need t...

   
 

Experimental App Might Spot Drug Overdoses In Time To H...

Article by AP | Published 01/09/19 | Comments (0)

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FDA Says Most Food Inspections Halted Amid Shutdown

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/09/19 | Comments (0)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says&nbs...

   
 

Vaccines: Facts, Figures and Distortions Part 2

Article by Rabbi Chanina Szendro | Published 01/08/19 | Comments (0)

The anti-vaccination camp deserves credit for their grassroo...

   
 

US Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years Of Declin...

Article by AP | Published 01/08/19 | Comments (0)

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NYC Mayor Guarantees Comprehensive Health Care for All ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/08/19 | Comments (0)

New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's abili...

   
 

More Than 80 Babies Vaccinated Against Measles After Be...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/08/19 | Comments (0)

More than 80 premature and newborn babies were vaccinated for the measles following the exposure by a sick person who visited the Mayanei Hayeshua hosp...

   
 

Hearing Loss Linked To Depression In Older Adults

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/07/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — Elderly people suffering from hearing loss are more likely to experience symptoms of depression,...

   
 

Are You Eating Enough?

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 01/07/19 | Comments (0)

It makes sense—just eat less and you will lose weight....

   
 

Israel Uses ‘Ugliest Color In The World’ To...

Article by Tazpit | Published 01/06/19 | Comments (0)

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Overheated E-cigarette Battery Causes Small Fire On Fli...

Article by AP | Published 01/06/19 | Comments (0)

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Detecting Depression: Phone Apps Could Monitor Teen Ang...

Article by AP | Published 01/03/19 | Comments (0)

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that...

   
 

Is It Permissible to Refrain from Vaccinating Children?

Article by BJLife/Rav Asher Weiss. | Published 01/03/19 | Comments (0)

Many poskim and communal leaders have a...

   
 

Medical Electrical Caps on Shabbos

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/03/19 | Comments (0)

May one wear a medical cap that treats cancer with electrical fields on Shabbos? Rav Yitzchok Zilbers...

   
 

Citing 'Spiritual Trauma,’ Judge Orders Comp...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/03/19 | Comments (0)

The small claims court case was p...

   
 

Food Project Competition : Israeli Algae Falafel Wins P...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/03/19 | Comments (0)

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Obamacare Mandate Ends, But A Few States Still Require ...

Article by AP | Published 01/02/19 | Comments (0)

The mandate directing individuals to obtain health insurance or face tax penalties ends on Tuesday for most, but not all Americans. ...

   
 

Drug Companies Greet 2019 With U.S. Price Hikes

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/02/19 | Comments (0)

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ACA Mandate Gone, But A Few States Still Require Covera...

Article by AP | Published 01/02/19 | Comments (0)

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Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tel...

Article by AP | Published 01/01/19 | Comments (0)

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Judge Clears The Way For Appeal Of Ruling Against Healt...

Article by AP | Published 12/31/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appe...

   
 

International Traveler With Measles Arrived at New Jers...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/29/18 | Comments (0)

An individual who flew to a New Jersey airport on Christmas Eve has a confirmed case of the measles, health officials said ...

   
 

IRS Unable To Recoup Nearly $1 Billion In Obamacare Sub...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/28/18 | Comments (0)

The IRS overpaid nearly $4 billion to Obamacare customers through tax credits last year, and because of the way the law is written it can’t even ...

   
 

Legal Marijuana Industry Toasts Year Of Global Gains

Article by AP | Published 12/28/18 | Comments (0)

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The BACK Of The BOX Only!

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 12/24/18 | Comments (0)

There is hardly a week that passes that my dieticians and I ...

   
 

Shul's Shabbos Kugel Poisoned

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/23/18 | Comments (0)

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Gene-Edited Babies Spur NIH Director To Call For Public...

Article by Washington Post · Ariana Eunjung Cha | Published 12/21/18 | Comments (0)

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One Crucial Night to Raise Mental Health Awareness

Article by BJLIfe/Suzann Lasson | Published 12/20/18 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 20, 2018 -...

   
 

Israeli Company Creates Successful Blood Test for Lung ...

Article by Algemeiner/Benjamin Kerstein | Published 12/20/18 | Comments (0)

The Israeli company Savicell has developed a successful blood test for lung cancer, allowing the disease to be detected and treated in its earliest sta...

   
 

US Surgeon General Warns Of Teen Risks From E-cigarette...

Article by AP | Published 12/18/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action...

   
 

As US Life Expectancy Falls, West Virginia Offers Lesso...

Article by AP | Published 12/18/18 | Comments (0)

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start. ...

   
 

J&J Moves To Limit Impact Of Reuters Report On Asbe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/18 | Comments (0)

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After Judge's Ruling Against 'Obamacare,'...

Article by AP | Published 12/17/18 | Comments (0)

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Your Second Brain—take Care of It!

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 12/16/18 | Comments (0)

Wow! Research concerning how we should take care of our health and well-being has really evolved.  I have to admit that some of advice that he...

   
 

Doctors Say Mother's Cancer Disappeared After Grou...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/15/18 | Comments (0)

An Ohio woman diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 200...

   
 

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday For ACA Health Law Coverag...

Article by AP | Published 12/15/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country....

   
 

Reuters: J&J Knew For Decades That Asbestos Lurked ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/14/18 | Comments (0)

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US Traces Lettuce Outbreak To At Least 1 California Far...

Article by AP | Published 12/13/18 | Comments (0)

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'He Almost Never Made Mistakes': How The IDF ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/18 | Comments (0)

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Study: 4.2 Million Uninsured People Eligible For Free O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/12/18 | Comments (0)

A new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 4.2 million uninsured people are eligible for ObamaCare coverage at no cost at all....

   
 

Artificial Dyes Fading, But Food Will Still Get Color ...

Article by AP | Published 12/10/18 | Comments (0)

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Don't Eat Raw Cookie Dough: CDC

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/08/18 | Comments (0)

The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the...

   
 

Marlboro Maker Leaps Into The Cannabis Trade With $2.4B

Article by AP | Published 12/08/18 | Comments (0)

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Infant Ibuprofen Recalled Due To High Concentrations; S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/06/18 | Comments (0)

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1st Baby Born Using Uterus Transplanted From Deceased D...

Article by AP | Published 12/05/18 | Comments (0)

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Maccabee Aish Teaches Children about Fire Safety for Ch...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 12/02/18 | Comments (0)

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Study: Youngest Kids In Class More Likely To Be Diagnos...

Article by Washington Post · William Wan | Published 11/30/18 | Comments (0)

Do some children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyper-activity disorder really have the condition &nda...

   
 

Vaccines: Facts, Figures and Distortions

Article by Rabbi Chanina Szendro | Published 11/29/18 | Comments (0)

It’s rare that both sides of an argument sound so simila...

   
 

Suicide, At 50-year Peak, Pushes Down US Life Expectanc...

Article by AP | Published 11/29/18 | Comments (0)

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10-Year-Old In Mortal Danger After Contracting Measles

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/29/18 | Comments (0)

10-year-old boy from Samaria hospitalized in a serious condition, suffering brain infection because of measles....

   
 

A Bad Rap for Carbohydrates

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

We live in a world of extremes.  For those who want...

   
 

Achdut Recalls Multiple Brands of "Tahini" Be...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

Achdut LTD. of Ariel, Israel, is recalling its Tahini produc...

   
 

Man Who Had Heart Attack After Hawaii Missile Alert Sue...

Article by AP | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

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First Lady Calls Opioids 'worst Drug Crisis' ...

Article by AP | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - First lady Melania Trump is calling the opioid epidemic the “worst drug crisis in American history” and says she is struck by ...

   
 

Prominent US Doctor Warns Against Backlash To Gene-edit...

Article by AP | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

Cambridge, MA - A prominent American scientist is warning against a backlash to the claim that a Chinese scientist has helped make the world’s fi...

   
 

FDA Approves ‘Precision Medicine’ Drug For ...

Article by Washington Post · Laurie McGinley | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

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Can You Sue An Anti Vaxxer If You Contract The Measles?

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

The debate over vaccinations raged this past month with an outbreak of the measles affecting Jewish communities in America and in Israel led to many qu...

   
 

Scientist Claiming Gene-Edited Babies Reports 2nd Pregn...

Article by AP | Published 11/28/18 | Comments (0)

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy ma...

   
 

Insulin Pumps Have Most Reported Problems In FDA Databa...

Article by AP | Published 11/27/18 | Comments (0)

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Generic EpiPen Not Any Cheaper Than Existing Version

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/27/18 | Comments (0)

A generic competitor to the EpiPen won’t cost any less than the version already on the market, despite the Trump administration touting it as a c...

   
 

UMD Freshman Dies Of Adenovirus, 5 Additional Cases Fou...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/22/18 | Comments (0)

University of Maryland officials say a student recently passed away from an illness associated with adenovirus. Dr. David McBride, ...

   
 

Israeli Couple Might Divorce Over Children’s Vacc...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/20/18 | Comments (0)

An argument between an Israeli husband and his wife over vaccinating their two small children, which was dragged into an ideological dispute, has now b...

   
 

Israel: Bills Aimed at Educating Anti-Vaxxers & Kee...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/19/18 | Comments (0)

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New Drug Shows Promise Of Protecting People With Peanut...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/19/18 | Comments (0)

A new experimental drug allowed children and adolescents to consume small amounts of peanuts without suffering a serious reaction during a recent study...

   
 

Flu Shot Gets A Boost From Dispensing With 1940s Techno...

Article by Bloomberg · Riley Ray Griffin | Published 11/18/18 | Comments (0)

Crafting better flu shots comes down to dispensing with 1940s technology, according to CSL Ltd., which says its new method of vaccine production may of...

   
 

FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

Article by AP | Published 11/15/18 | Comments (0)

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Listen: Rav Uren Reich On the Havoc Caused by Misguided...

Article by Rav Uren Reich | Published 11/15/18 | Comments (0)

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Measles Outbreak Grows: Boro Park Newborns In ICU; Lake...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/13/18 | Comments (0)

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New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start You...

Article by AP | Published 11/13/18 | Comments (0)

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Reverse Pinocchio: Your Nose Actually Shrinks When You ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/11/18 | Comments (0)

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden boy whose nose grew when he lied, but in reality the opposite is true – for ‘real boys’ at leas...

   
 

Big Studies Give Mixed News On Fish Oil, Vitamin D

Article by AP | Published 11/10/18 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients....

   
 

Listen: Rabbi Shmuel Feurst: Do Not Take Unvaccinated C...

Article by Rabbi Shmuel Feurst | Published 11/07/18 | Comments (0)

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Saved from the Knife

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 11/06/18 | Comments (0)

At the time of writing this article, Elly is supposed to be ...

   
 

Israel: Vaccination Campaign Launched In Orthodox Neigh...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/05/18 | Comments (0)

The Health Ministry on Sunday approved the “intensive measures” that would be introduced in neighborhoods in Yerushalayim and Beit Shemesh ...

   
 

Measles Outbreak Sparks Warning From Polish Health Offi...

Article by AP | Published 11/04/18 | Comments (0)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish health officials are calling on people to vaccinate themselves and their children after measles cases were reported ...

   
 

Israel's Teva Swings To Loss As Restructuring Proc...

Article by AP | Published 11/02/18 | Comments (0)

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Cross Talk: Federal Agencies Clash On Cellphone Cancer ...

Article by AP | Published 11/01/18 | Comments (0)

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Israel Battles Measles Outbreak As Infant Dies Of Disea...

Article by AP | Published 11/01/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel is grappling with one of its worst measles outbreak in decades, with over 1,200 cases reported since the beginning of 2018....

   
 

Measles Outbreak Continues to Widen: 40 Cases In Monsey...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/01/18 | Comments (0)

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More Deaths Seen For Less Invasive Cervical Cancer Surg...

Article by AP | Published 10/31/18 | Comments (0)

New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the "les...

   
 

Appendix Removal Is Linked To Lower Risk Of Parkinson&r...

Article by AP | Published 10/31/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson’s disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe...

   
 

Gone To Pot: Marijuana Shortages Plague Canada

Article by AP | Published 10/31/18 | Comments (0)

TORONTO (AP) — The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first ...

   
 

Gum, Bottled Water, Pizza Bagels Want To Be Called ...

Article by AP | Published 10/30/18 | Comments (0)

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Guns Send Over 8,000 US Kids To ER Each Year, Analysis ...

Article by AP | Published 10/29/18 | Comments (0)

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion, a fi...

   
 

Another Israel Health Alert Pertaining To Measles &...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/18 | Comments (0)

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Trump Says New Proposal Will Lower US Drug Prices

Article by AP | Published 10/25/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a plan that he said would stop u...

   
 

US Approves First New Type Of Flu Drug In 2 Decades

Article by AP | Published 10/24/18 | Comments (0)

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The Anti-Vaccination Disgrace

Article by Rabbi Aaron Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA | Published 10/24/18 | Comments (0)

There is a small, yet very vocal and influential group of &ldq...

   
 

Woman Saves Husband Who Emerges From Coma To See Son&rs...

Article by AP | Published 10/24/18 | Comments (0)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man awoke from a medica...

   
 

Breaking - Health Officials Investigating Suspected Cas...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/24/18 | Comments (0)

Local and County health officials are investigating a suspec...

   
 

6 Kids Dead, 12 Sick In Viral Outbreak At NJ Rehab Cen...

Article by AP | Published 10/23/18 | Comments (0)

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Sitting Is Not Worse Than Smoking

Article by Bloomberg Opinion · Faye Flam | Published 10/23/18 | Comments (0)

Some health messages such as “sitting is the new smoking” spread not because they’re true, but because they’re catchy and twee...