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Gastroesophageal Cancer Tied to Weight as a Teen

December 30, 2013
Israelis who were overweight as teenagers were more likely to have esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancers later in life, researchers reported.


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Breathing Easy: New Pulmonary Institute Opens at Rabin Medical Center

December 24, 2013
Rabin Medical Center proudly inaugurated their new Pulmonary Institute-the largest and most advanced in Israel.


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Fourteenth Annual Gala Review: Thank You!!!

December 8, 2013
We hosted our Fourteenth Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street, NYC honoring Norman Sturner CEO & President of Murray Hill Properties with a sold out crowd of 620 guests.


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Continued Advancement in Research Development at the Charles E. Trobman Data Center of Rabin Medical Center

October 2, 2013
We arepleased to report continued advancement in research development at the Charles E. Trobman Data Center of Israel's Rabin Medical Center.


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Lung Transplantee Blows Shofar for First Time in 40 Years

September 18, 2013
A 57-year-old man who used to blow the shofar in his synagogue until he was 17, when he suffered serious lung damage in a prank played on him, succeeded in blowing the ram's horn again for the first time.


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Rabin Medical Exchange Fellow, Dr. Ariel Farkash

August 21, 2013
A few words from our most recent visiting Rabin Medical Exchange Fellow, Dr. Ariel Farkash!


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Chabad Rabbi Shot in Russia Recuperating at Rabin Medical Center

July 31, 2013
After being shot on Thursday July 25th, in Dagestan Russia, 40 year old Rabbi Ovadia Isakov, was flown to Rabin Medical Center for life saving medical treatment.


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Organs Donated by Two Families Save 8 Lives

July 24, 2013
Two families donated the organs of their brain-dead loved ones over the weekend, resulting in eight organ transplants in hospitals around the country.


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The Future of Genetics

July 17, 2013
The Third International Advisory Board Meeting and Symposium of the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute was recently held at Rabin Medical Center.


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New Evidence: Mobile Phones May Up Brain Cancer Risk

July 10, 2013
A study in Antioxidants & Redox Signaling provides a bit more evidence suggesting that using mobile phones or cell phones in the U.S. can boost the risk of brain cancer.
by Jimmy Downs


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Israeli Researchers Find New Predictor of Heart Disease

June 26, 2013
Researchers at Rabin Medical Center found that the thickness of the fat layer around the heart can predict heart disease.
from Israel Today


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Third NYC Schlep: A Perfect Morning to Fight Breast & Ovarian Cancers

June 19, 2013
On Sunday, June 9th the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center hosted its’ Third Annual NYC Schlep: Breast and Ovarian Cancer 5k Run/Walk.


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Heschel High School Intern Julie on Her NYC Schlep Internship

June 5, 2013
I am working with the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. This organization is committed to helping Israel's Rabin Medical Center by raising money to sustain and expand its facilities with the most advanced technology and medical equipment.


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The Outrageous Cost of a Gene Test

May 22, 2013
Only one in about 400 women carry mutations to BRCA1 or to a related gene BRCA2, though such hereditary defects are implicated in between 5 percent and 10 percent of all breast cancers.


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Yardeni Rabin Medical Exchange Fellow

May 15, 2013
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas is proud to present our most recent Rabin Medical Exchange Fellow, Dr. Lee Yaari.


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Delia Ephron Dishes On Life And Marriage

May 15, 2013
"I'm shrinking! I'm in menopause! That's when God says,' Thank you for your children'" said actress Tovah Feldshuh, host at the May 1 American Friends of Rabin Medical Center's luncheon at Manhattan's landmark 21 Club, before handing the mic over to guest speaker Delia Ephron.


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AFRMC Annual Celebration of New York Real Estate and Finance

May 1, 2013
The American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) and its sponsors Jones Lang LaSalle and Silverstein Properties hosted the Annual Celebration of New York Real Estate and Finance at 7 World Trade Center on April 18, 2013.


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New AFRMC Event

March 7, 2013
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center in partnership with the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (including Bellevue Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital) presents an exclusive breakfast series, "Global Connections: Merging Industries around the World."


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Crowd-Funding Takes On Rare Diseases

March 6, 2013
For the estimated 250 million people worldwide who suffer from rare diseases, there is little hope for diagnosis or treatment. Because each individual disease impacts so few people, hardly any funding is allocated to research, leaving many without medical options.


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Thyroid Gland Surgery without the Scar

February 13, 2013
Rabin Medical Center continues to lead in advanced robotic surgery in Israel while having performed the first robotic surgery for the removal of the thyroid gland through an incision in the armpit.


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Run for Life

February 6, 2013
Patients and staff of the Davidoff Center to run together in the Tel Aviv Marathon on March 15th, 2013.


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Coca-Cola 'the Real Deal' for Gastrointestinal Clogs

January 30, 2013
Greek study discovers benefits of carbonated beverage, shows drink can open up clogs in people with convoluted systems.


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15-year-old Girl's Donated Organs Save Four Lives

January 23, 2013
Family of girl who died of edema of the brain say saving lives foremost, organ donations commemorate her life.


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Pain and the Relation to Treatment with Cannabis

January 16, 2013
50-80% of people with Parkinson's disease suffer from a specific type of pain, which until today has not been diagnosed and treated as a general part of this disease.


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