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How can you teach your child to handle frustration?

When kids throw a tantrum when they are frustrated, here’s how to respond correctly.

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93% of pregnant women hospitalized with COVID-19 were unvaccinated

A study looked at women hospitalized with the virus in 2021, and found that most were unvaccinated. The median age of symptomatic pregnant women was 28.

Providing English mental healthcare at the Jerusalem Mental Health expo

A clearer picture of the range of mental health services available in Israel to the English-speaking community.

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Women over 55 who snore face an elevated risk of sleep apnea

Because snoring occurs during sleep, women who suffer from sleep-disordered breathing may not be aware that they are at an increased risk for sleep apnea.

Salmonella found in Tnuva milk powder production line

The Health Ministry ordered Tnuva to carry out a recall of milk powder produced from August 8-25, 2021.

Here's everything you need to know about the polio vaccine for your child

The Health Ministry recently announced a nationwide vaccine campaign for polio, directed at children. Here is everything you need to know about it.

By Walla!

Major discovery could prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Researchers at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. have identified the first biochemical marker that could help detect babies more at risk of crib death.

Scientists find sarin gas, genes behind Gulf War illness

Veterans exposed to sarin nerve gas were more likely to develop GWI and this risk was affected by a gene known as PON1.

Solutions to infertility could be found through new Hebrew University research

An observation of immature egg cells from Zebrafish has given Hebrew University researchers a new understanding of human fertility.

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Scientists have found exactly how many hours of sleep we need as we age

A study finds that exactly seven hours of sleep is ideal while more or less sleep can lead to health issues.

By Walla!
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