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20-Feb-2015
Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem announce they stand ready for the expected storm. Hospital officials report the hospitals will be operating as usual despite the extreme weather that is expected.
20-Feb-2015
Hospitals across Israel have opened top-notch maternity hotels to help new mums and babies rest and recuperate after the birth. Welcome to Hadassah Baby, an unusual hotel within the Ein Kerem Hotel in Jerusalem.
14-Feb-2015
A 21-year old young woman from the Palestinian Authority has just learned that the identical twin daughters she is carrying are thriving thanks to the intervention of a Hadassah Medical Center fetal medicine specialist.
13-Feb-2015
While on a recent trip as an Hadassah emissary to Mexico, Professor Eitan Kerem, Head of the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Medical Center, spoke about the impact that Hadassah’s cutting edge Stem Cell research is making, particularly in the areas of improving vision problems due to macular degeneration, repairing damaged hearts, and with neurological diseases such as MS and ALS.
12-Feb-2015
The late Bob Simon z’l, world famous veteran of CBS news and 60 Minutes, visited the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem to show the world that Hadassah is an "Island of calm in a sea of madness". He recorded the following program for 60 Minutes several years ago. Bob Simon was killed in a car crash in New York on Feb 11, 2015. He will be remembered by Hadassah for his honesty, integrity, and as a caring human being.
6-Feb-2015
A pioneer in the Hadassah Medical Center’s medical outreach to countries in need around the world, Prof. Dan Engelhard, the soft-spoken head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric AIDS Center at Hadassah, began his foray into medicine through the Israel Defense Forces’ Army Reserve Program.
6-Feb-2015
Majd Abu Diab, a Palestinian from a wealthy family, chose to participate in Israel’s National Service by cheering up patients in the Physiotherapy Department at the Hadassah Medical Center.
3-Feb-2015
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have found that the most common form of white blood cells, called neutrophils, contain at least three distinct subtypes. Some fight the development of cancer, while others provide a hospitable environment for their growth.
30-Jan-2015
Hadassah is delighted to start the new year with the announcement of a $6.5 million grant awarded to the Hadassah Medical Organization from the Wohl Legacy Foundation to create the Wohl Institute for Translational Medical Research
22-Jan-2015
The award ceremony took place at the Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 4th International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disabilities and Human Development, which brings together medical professionals from around the world to focus on meeting the needs of children with chronic diseases or disabilities and their families. Dr. Evelyn Lipper is a leader in the field of child development and a visionary and supporter of Hadassah's work in this area, particularly Hadassah's Goshen Project with its outreach to the community.