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Caught in the Emergency Room Waiting Room? Read this!

She did everything right. She had the surgery when the doctor told her to, she came to all the follow-up appointments, and wore all the correct bandages. She took all her medicine and complied with all the doctors’ instructions. She saw several types of specialists and followed all their advice. So how is it, that […]

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The 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions People ask Me about Healthcare Insurance in Israel

In the past few months, I’ve been the speaker on the road for the Shira Pransky Project Health Navigation Lecture series around the country.  Many people have been asking me questions that echo the types of questions that I have received over the years. 1. How do I choose a family doctor? It’s true that

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Why hiking Bryce Canyon in Utah is like going to the doctor in Israel

Soon after we were married, my husband and I took a 2 month trip across the U.S.  One of the sites that most impressed me was the view of Bryce Canyon, a steep gorge valley, full of rocky jagged monoliths that made the valley into a complicated maze.    Mr. Bryce, the Mormon cattle herder for

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