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29-Jul-2010
Hadassah, Komen for the Cure, and the municipality of Jerusalem present the first-ever Israel Race for the Cure®--a highlight of the October 25-29 Israel Mission Delegation to help ignite the breast cancer movement in Israel.
19-Jul-2010
For the first time in Israel, two robotic, laparoscopic hysterectomies were performed by a Hadassah Medical Center surgeon in June while being broadcast live to the Tannenbaum Hall at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, where gynecologists from all over the country were watching.
19-Jul-2010
The once dark and gloomy walls in the corridor of Hadassah Hospital Ein-Kerem's Pediatrics Department have undergone a complete face lift, thanks to the generosity of Artist Ilan Shaul, who brightened them with vivid wall paintings.
19-Jul-2010
Dr. Snunit Shoham, a patient with a rare, life-threatening infection in her face, returned to the Hadassah Medical Center to thank the team of physicians who saved her and to present a check of 100,000 shekels to Hadassah. "You were there for us as a supporter when we had no where to go and no chance to come out of a real disaster," said her husband, Yaacov Shoham, to Professor Allon E. Moses, Chairman of the Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, who orchestrated his wife’s complicated treatment regimen.
19-Jul-2010
During the course of each 24 hours, the Hadassah Medical Center is the home of nonstop, life enhancing and life-saving activities. Here are some statistics:
19-Jul-2010
When a car arrived at the Hadassah Medical Center’s Ben Gurion Plaza with a pregnant young woman already in labor and beginning to give birth, Pnina Sharon, Head Nurse of the Judy and Sidney Swartz Center for Emergency Medicine, rushed outside to help, while Hadassah’s obstetricians were called out for an emergency delivery.
19-Jul-2010
“You saved my son’s life,” the father said, “and I came to thank you. More than that, I came to help Hadassah.” These were the words of a young Israeli Arab, in traditional Moslem dress, who, before leaving the hospital, stopped to express his appreciation. Osnat Moskowitz, Director of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Development, Donors and Events Department, relates: “I looked at the little boy in the carriage, and saw the earnestness on the faces of his parents and I knew that medicine is a bridge to peace.”
19-Jul-2010
At 2.00 a.m. on a recent Friday morning, the Hadassah Medical Center installed a new $1.7 million Cyclotron System—one of a handful worldwide.
19-Jul-2010
When a little girl experienced a swollen nose after a fall, her mother brought her to the emergency room, worried that perhaps the base of the skull was injured too. As it turned out, her nose was swollen because a battery was lodged inside!
19-Jul-2010
A Hadassah neurologist has found that patients with severe pain that seems to have no physical origin can be helped with hypnosis.