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Extra Weight for Elderly is Beneficial

December 20, 2007
For years, people have been telling Santa to go on a diet. But according to Israeli researchers, he just might have the right idea.


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Extra Weight for Elderly is Beneficial

December 20, 2007
Toting a few extra pounds in your golden years might be the healthiest thing for you, a recently released study from The Rabin Medical Center has found.


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A Tomato a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

October 19, 2007
The tomato, which once was considered poisonous, is in fact the source of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been proven to have significant promise in the fight against cancer and other diseases.


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Radiologist Wins Prestigious Nash Foundation Grant

October 5, 2007
Dr. Gideon Shafir, senior radiologist at the Rabin Medical Center, won a Nash Foundation grant for a visiting fellowship in cardiovascular imaging at Stanford University.


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Emergency Preparedness for Terrorism and War

September 15, 2007
When you ask Israelis where they were in the summer of 2006, an immediate answer comes to mind.


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Diabetes During Pregnancy

September 1, 2007
Based on an international study led by an Israeli team at the Rabin Medical Center, the World Health Organization, the US National Institute of Health, and others are expected to change their definition of gestational diabetes.


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The Earlier the Better: Probing Malignancies in Newborns

August 18, 2007
Building on their established international partnership, GE Healthcare and Rabin Medical Center are developing innovative products and working on creative medical solutions to facilitate the early diagnosis of medical problems in pregnant women and their fetuses.


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Enduring Friendship: Remembering Seymour Rosenthal

August 15, 2007
In August 2006, Rabin Medical Center lost a very dear friend and patron with the passing of Seymour Rosenthal, who together with his loving wife Lillian, are among the founding members of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center.


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To the Rescue: Israeli Doctor Sets World Standards

August 7, 2007
No one can claim his life was boring. As the son of two microbiologists, Dr. Michael Stein was always inquisitive in nature.


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Everyday Miracles in the Trauma Room

July 22, 2007
Outside the trauma room at the Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikvah, Israel, health-care professionals mill about, joking with one another, discussing banal topics, or scrutinizing the plots and relationships on some television show.


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The Snyder Fellowship: Caring for the Arab Israeli Community

July 15, 2007
Infectious diseases are a major cause of mortality and morbidity, accounting for 25 percent of all deaths worldwide, a totaling 17 million deaths per year.


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AFRMC Joins Federal Workplace

July 1, 2007
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center is proud to have met the high standards set by the U.S. government for inclusion in the Combined Federal Campaign.


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Viagra: Not for Sex Only

June 9, 2007
It improved the sex lives of millions of men worldwide, and now Viagra has been found to aid in the treatment of a deadly lung disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension.


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Tovah Feldshuh Publicizes Future Breast Care Center

June 1, 2007
The first annual American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) Mother's Day Women's Luncheon was hosted by the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations and his wife, Ambassador Dan and Janice Gillerman, in their Manhattan home.


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The Art of Healing: Art by Breast Cancer Survivors

May 24, 2007
Everyone is aware of the level of expert care that Rabin Medical Center offers to its patients. What is less well known, however, is the degree of thought that goes into planning and managing a patient's care.


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Japanese Healing Art Enhances Birthing Process

April 19, 2007
The Schneider Women's Hospital at RMC strives to provide new and modern techniques to enhance the birthing process, and has now introduced the use of shiatsu techniques.


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Remembering Senator Howard Metzenbaum

April 1, 2007
Former Ohio Senator Howard Metzenbaum, founding Honorary Chairman of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC), died at the age of 90 in March.


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Finding Hope in Hair

March 23, 2007
Four years ago, Elie Ben- Zekre underwent aggressive treatment for Lymphoma.


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Help Build a new Breast Care Center

March 16, 2007
In Israel, about 4,000 women are diagnosed each year with breast cancer.


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Behind the Stethescope: Profile of Dr. Evgeny Abramson

March 16, 2007
Evgeny Abramson started his career as a budding young scientist at the age of 24, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world- St. Petersburg.


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2006 Gala: Saving the Heroes of Israel’s War

March 16, 2007
In the aftermath of the Israel-Lebanon War in August 2006, a star-studded group of 550 supporters of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) arrived at Cipriani on 42nd Street on November 5, 2006 to help Israel during difficult times.


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It Only Gets Better From Here: GE Healthcare Arrives at Rabin

March 9, 2007
Astrategic collaboration was signed at the end of the 2005 calendar year between Clalit Health Services and GE Healthcare (GEHC).


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Saving a Life: The Story of Shai Golan

March 9, 2007
The date is August 4, 2006. The second Lebanon War is raging...


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Starting Young and Giving Generously

March 9, 2007
The third annual celebration of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) New Circle for Young Professionals in Real Estate and Finance was held on February 26 at the stunning SICIS mosaic showroom in trendy Soho.


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Solidarity Mission

February 22, 2007
A special interfaith mission to Israel, of Jews and Christians from New Jersey and across the USA, was launched in November 2006 under the leadership of Mr. William Sutter, head of Friends of Israel and Alan Respler, head of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey.


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A Dedication of Love

February 15, 2007
After the tragic loss of their son Chuck Trobman to cancer at only 25 years old, Phyllis, Malcolm and their son Les became acutely aware of the struggles faced by cancer victims.


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2007 Gala: Providing a Vital Lifeline for Israel

January 1, 2007
A star-studded group of 600 supporters attended the 2007 American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) Annual Gala Dinner on October 28, 2007 at the magnificent Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan.


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Professor Alan Dershowitz: Choose Life

January 1, 2007
Rabin Medical Center is a wonderful hospital named after an incredible human being. I had the privilege of knowing Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin....


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