The health ministry needs to adopt a holistic approach to nutrition.
A toddler was also seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in Kiryat Malachi.
For years, prostitution took place nearly unimpeded in the city center. A new study shows how sex workers have been pushed to the margins.
Study reveals that in almost half of recent cases, teen’s friends knew of intention but told no one; discord over how to approach topic in schools.
The workers sent to clean up after the 1986 nuclear reactor accident are consistently denied life insurance and other benefits in Israel.
The health minister's new campaign against junk food is a good sign and there are many more tools at the government's disposal to tackle this major health issue.
One of the main difficulties stems from the fact that the damage caused by unhealthy food is not immediately felt but accumulated over the years. Another is that unhealthy foodstuffs simply taste good.
Those living in state-supported hostels pay a high price for failures of the system.
This isn’t the first time a leader from Israel’s ultra-Orthodox establishment has picked a fight with McDonald’s.
The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, is based on a database of some 2.3 million 17-year-old Israelis over a period of more than four decades.