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Taking heart medication? You should read this.

Moving to another country can be scary.  Moving to another country and having to take new medication, can be terrifying.   One of the questions I always ask my clients moving to Israel, is what medications are you currently taking?  Because Israel has a wildly different health system than the United States, and what you’ve been […]

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The Jello-Like Nature of Healthcare Navigation in Israel

The other day I reached the front of the line of my kupah’s pharmacy and met with a huge shock.  Apparently, my new, digitally signed, prescriptions had been automatically forwarded to the pharmacy computer and I could pick up the next two months’ worth of my medication, without even bringing in the prescription! (The little

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Ask Aviva #11: Can I buy my prescription at Superpharm?

Dear Aviva, I brought my prescription the other day to Superpharm, only to have them tell me that it would cost me 150 shekels! They told me if I bought it at the kupah pharmacy, it would only be 16 shekels. What’s going on? Can I ever buy my prescriptions at Superpharm? Sincerely, Fuming in

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