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Leading Rabin Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgeon Saves the Lives of Two Children during Visit to Uzbekistan

December 29, 2009
Prof. Bernardo Vidne, former director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at Rabin Medical Center, visited Uzbekistan in October 2009 to discuss the possibility of cooperation between Rabin Medical Center and the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health.


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American Physician Fellowship Delegation Visits Rabin Medical Center

December 22, 2009
The American Physicians Fellowship (APF) for Medicine in Israel is an organization founded by American physicians and healthcare professionals who are committed to fostering ties between the North American healthcare community and Israel's healthcare system.


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A Parent's Love Knows No Boundaries

December 9, 2009
For the first time in Israel and in a rare occurrence worldwide, a father has donated two of his own organs to his critically ill child.


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Swine Flu Preparations at Rabin Medical Center

December 2, 2009
As the rains begin and winter comes to Israel, Rabin Medical Center is preparing for the possible onset of the swine flu virus in Israel, and the possibility that many people in the population may be affected and need to be hospitalized.


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Rabin Medical Center Strengthens Ties with Georgetown University Medical Center

November 24, 2009
Rabin Medical Center continues to strengthen its ties with the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington, DC, one of America's leading medical institutions.


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Safe Driving a Top Priority

November 23, 2009
Many people don't realize that more Israelis die in road accidents than in war and terrorist attacks.


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Successful Tenth Annual Gala Dinner: Broadway On the Hudson Comes to the Intrepid

November 17, 2009
The American Friends of Rabin Medical Center held its Tenth Annual Gala Dinner on November 2, 2009, on board the fabulous newly refurbished Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. This year's Honoree was Teva Pharmaceuticals North America and their CEO William S. Marth.


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Healing The Heart

October 28, 2009
A new world-class hybrid catheterization suite, the most advanced of its kind and the first one in Israel, was recently inaugurated at the Interventional Cardiology Institute at Rabin Medical Center, directed by Prof. Ran Kornowski.


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New Radiation Treatment Offers Hope for Lung Tumors

October 22, 2009
For the first time in Israel, at Rabin Medical Center Stereotactic Body Radiation (SBRT) treatment is available for certain lung cancer patients using the Trilogy Linear Accelerator, the most advanced accelerator available today.


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To Aspirin or Not To Aspirin

October 14, 2009
One of the most common questions to cardiologists when they examine a patient is, "Should I take aspirin?"


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Safe Riding

October 7, 2009
As bicycle riding becomes an increasingly popular sport in Israel, there is an increasing danger of accidents and injuries.


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Happy Sukkot Recipe: Toffee Apple

October 7, 2009
Enjoy this recipe for Sukkot! An easy way to prepare your Simchat Torah toffee apple.


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The Year in Review at Rabin Medical Center

September 29, 2009
Another year of excellent medical services for all citizens of Israel.


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Complementary Medicine Therapy for Cancer Patients

September 15, 2009
Three years ago the Integrative Medicine Unit opened its doors at Rabin Medical Center's Davidoff Cancer Center, offering cancer patients complementary medicine therapies which can be combined with their conventional medical treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation.


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New and Unique Procedure for Back Pain

August 25, 2009
Almost 1/3 of the overall world population will suffer from some type of back pain. Now for some there is an alternative to conventional surgery.


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Eight Saved in Transplant Marathon

August 17, 2009
Maayana Miskin, Arutz Sheva, Israel National News

Eight Israelis were given a second chance at life this week as doctors at Rabin Medical Center's Beilinson Hospital performed several complex transplant operations over just a few days.


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A Doctor and a Gold Medal Swimmer

August 12, 2009
Prof. Yona Tadir, a senior gynecologist and head of the Uterine Fibroid Center at the Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, won five gold medals in the recent 2009 Maccabiah Games.


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Artificial Heart Goes Transatlantic

August 12, 2009
A year ago, 71 year-old Gershon Gefen underwent a heart transplant with the "Heart 2 device," a permanent artificial heart, at Rabin Medical Center's Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, headed by Dr. Eyal Porat. Going abroad was the last thing on his mind.


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Make a Difference

July 28, 2009
Rabin Medical Center has initiated a new, important volunteer project with two goals: first, to help the Ethiopian community in Israel, and second, to take active steps to prevent traffic accidents. In 2009 449 Israelis were killed in road accidents.


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A Good Deed: Yeladudes Bakery at Rabin Medical Center

July 28, 2009
Rabin Medical Center has opened up a new small store at the hospital, selling the baked goods of "Yeladudes," a very special educational bakery located at Neve Hanna Children's Home in Kiryat Gat.


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Never Too Old

July 21, 2009
Prof Moshe Salai, head of Orthopedics at Rabin Medical Center, told us that 30 years ago when he was just beginning his career, he was shocked to be told that there was no point in treating people over eighty years old suffering from fractures in the femoral neck.


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Hip Hop...

July 21, 2009
As one of the leading departments of orthopedic surgery in Israel, the Orthopedic Department at Rabin Medical Center treats patients of all ages including many young soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces. They use the most advanced medical techniques for the benefit of all their patients.


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Celebration of Life

July 14, 2009
Hundreds of heart and lung transplant patients, along with their families and the medical teams that saved their lives, gathered recently at a special celebration arranged by Rabin Medical Center.


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Being on the Other Side

July 14, 2009
When 51 year old Ilana Golan found out that she was suffering from lymphoma and would now be a patient at the hospital where she herself worked, her world seemed to turn upside down.


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Building Bridges: New American-Israeli Physicians' Group

July 1, 2009
AFRMC board member Bilha Fish, M.D., is the president of the newly-created American Physician Friends of Rabin Medical Center, an exciting partnership between American doctors and Israel's Rabin Medical Center.


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Yemenites found to get more serious form of Parkinson's

June 24, 2009
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST
The debilitating and fatal neurological Parkinson's disease affects various ethnic groups differently, according to new research at the Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva.


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The Helen Schneider Hospital for Women at Rabin Medical Center: From Strength to Strength

June 19, 2009
The Helen Schneider Hospital for Women at Rabin Medical Center, headed by Prof. Marek Glezerman, is the largest comprehensive hospital for women in Israel, and deals with all aspects of women's health.


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Africa Israel

June 15, 2009
Yawovi Agboyibo, the Prime Minister of Togo in Africa, visited Rabin Medical Center in the company of the Israel Ambassador to Togo, Benny Omer, and several of Togo's senior government ministers.


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60-year-old becomes first-time mother after receiving fertility treatments

June 11, 2009
The woman and her husband, an ultra-Orthodox couple living in the central Israel community of Kfar Khabad, were married over 40 years ago, and have been trying to have a child for nearly four decades.


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A War Which Never Ended

June 4, 2009
Ben Spitzer, a soldier in the elite Golani Brigade, was severely injured several days after the war in Gaza began, and was flown by helicopter to Rabin Medical Center.


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A Very Special Charity Basketball Game

May 25, 2009
A special charity basketball game will be played between the Macabbi Ralph Klein Veteran team of the internationally famous Macabbi Electra Tel Aviv team and doctors of Rabin Medical Center.


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Israeli Scientists Spice Up Chronic Pain Management

May 12, 2009
Ask people what they fear most about any medical procedure and they'll tell you it's not the operation itself but the pain that goes with it.


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Laron's Syndrome A Rare Genetic Syndrome Causing Dwarfism: Professor Laron Receives The 2009 Israel Prize For Medical Research

May 4, 2009
Professor Zvi Laron has been awarded The 2009 Israel Prize for Medical Research, the country's highest honor, for his groundbreaking research on growth hormone activity.


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Right on Target

April 29, 2009
During the last few years, with the development of a new generation of linear accelerators, tremendous advances have been made in radiation therapy treatment for cancer patients.


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Private Women's Luncheon at United Nations with Ambassador Shalev

April 24, 2009
AFRMC held its third Annual Women's Luncheon on April 23, 2009 at the United Nations. This prestigious charity event benefited the new $2.7 million comprehensive Breast Care Center at Rabin Medical Center, for all of Israel's women. Rabin Medical Center of Petach Tikvah is one of Israel's premier hospitals, a beacon of peace in the Middle East, which treats all patients, Jew, Arab, Israeli, or tourist with equal compassion and outstanding up-to-date medical services.


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The Mair Laiser Information Center at the Davidoff Cancer Center

April 15, 2009
The new Mair Laiser Information Center was founded in April 2009 at the Davidoff Cancer Center at Rabin Medical Center, thanks to a donation by the Laiser family.


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The Wonders of The Pomegranate

April 1, 2009
It is not surprising that scientists in Israel were the first group to conduct research on the health benefits of pomegranates.


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Real Estate Celebration Encourages Generosity

March 18, 2009
Charlotte Cuthbertson, Epoch Times Staff
When real estate is at a low, it's a good time to get together, donate some money, and celebrate. That's what the 4th Annual Celebration of Real Estate Professionals in NYC was all about in Soho on Wednesday evening.


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Experts at Rabin Medical Center gala: RE opportunities coming

March 18, 2009
from New York Real Estate Scene by GreenPearl
A festive event, The 4th Annual Celebration of Real Estate Professionals in NYC, hosted by SICIS - THE ART MOSAIC FACTORY / SOHO SHOWROOM, highlighted a serious purpose...


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Pollin Award of Excellence

March 18, 2009
The Abe and Irene Pollin Award of Excellence was presented to four staff members of Rabin Medical Center for outstanding excellence in their work.


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No new beds in public hospital system since 2005

March 5, 2009
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST
Not a single bed was added to the general public hospital system during the past four years, even though the population has both grown and aged during that period.


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Not Parkinson's at All

March 2, 2009
A common phenomenon among the elderly is sudden falls, the recurrence of which is often diagnosed by many physicians as the beginning of Parkinson's disease.


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Male fetuses are more trouble

February 28, 2009
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST
It isn't an "old wives' tale" that carrying a male fetus is more "troublesome" than carrying a female fetus, according to research encompassing over 66,000 women who gave birth at the Rabin Medical Center (RMC) in Petah Tikva between 1995 and 2006.


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Survival Boost

February 28, 2009
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST
The monoclonal antibody drug Rutiximab (commercially known as Mabtera) has been shown to reduce mortality by an amazing 40 percent in follicular lymphoma patients; 400 new cases are diagnosed each year.


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Sharing Knowledge: Rabin Medical Center Meets With Israel Defense Medical Corps

February 24, 2009
Over 130 physicians and medical personnel from the Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps participated in a one day seminar organized by the Department of Hematology.


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Israeli President Shimon Peres To Wounded: Victory Is All Ours

February 23, 2009
Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday morning visited the wounded soldiers hospitalized in Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva.


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Heart Surgeries Televised Globally

February 18, 2009
The prestigious Division of Cardiology at Rabin Medical Center, headed by Prof. Alexander Battler, is the leading facility for heart patients in Israel.


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We Can Transplant Cells, But What Happnes Next?

February 18, 2009
Assessing the success of a stem cell or bone marrow transplant depends on testing the recipient's blood to determine the ratio between blood cells from the donor and those remaining in circulation from the patient.


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Israeli Hospital Treats All Israelis-Jew and Arab-Alike

February 14, 2009
The Palestinian Authority's decision to force the removal of Palestinian patients from Israeli hospitals is a sad one.


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Trauma Team Heals Wounded Soldiers

February 12, 2009
For Israel, the new year of 2009 began sadly with the outbreak of a war in Gaza, a military reaction to the unrelenting barrage of rockets fired daily by Hamas at the south of Israel.


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Georgian Casulties Treated

February 11, 2009
Three people wounded in the war in Georgia were flown to Israel and brought to Rabin Medical Center for treatment


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Loud Snorers Beware

February 7, 2009
Loud snoring may be a sign of Sleep Apnea Syndrome, a potentially fatal disease.


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Update On Newly-Married Critically Wounded IDF Officer

January 31, 2009
Aharon Karov, the newly-married 22-year-old IDF officer in the paratroopers who went to war in Gaza a day after his wedding and was critically wounded, has been discharged from the hospital today and is recuperating nicely.


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Angels In White

January 28, 2009
During the Gaza War in January 2009 Pierre Singer and his wonderful medical team have been giving lifesaving treatment to two very special soldiers in their care.


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Advancing Women's Healthcare in the Arab Israeli Population

January 26, 2009
In continued support and friendship with Rabin Medical Center, Harold and Tamar Snyder have generously funded an internship in the field of gynecology.


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Behind the Stethescope: Profile of Dr. Evgeny Abramson

January 22, 2009
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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