prevention

Suicide in Israel: which resources are available to me?

When I was in fourth grade, I rode to school every day with four other children. All five families paid a lady driver to take us to school since all the parents worked and there was no school bus from our neighborhood. One of my fellow passengers, Josh, was a quirky, pale, boy in the […]

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Which Medical Specialist Does A Senior Citizen Really Need?

About 15 years ago, a good friend of the family, who was about 65 at the time, started feeling chest pains, dizziness, and nausea as she was on her way to work. The pains were strong enough, that she turned around and drove herself to the hospital. It turns out she was at the beginning

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What’s with the HPV Vaccine in Israeli Schools? Or Why Should You Talk with your Preteen about Sexuality

The other day, my eighth grader brought home a letter from the school, which requested that I deny, or provide, my permission for her to receive the HPV vaccine, newly entered into the ‘basket’ of services. Spoiler alert, this will not be a post about whether or not to give your child the HPV vaccine,

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