Health

Wearing a surgical mask isn't about you

From the common cold and flu to the coronavirus, it's more useful for someone who is already sick to cover their face, according to an infectious disease doctor.

Learn how to cook authentic Israeli food while stuck at home

You and your friends can sign up for a live 2-hour lesson taught by a real pro in Tel Aviv.

Michael Phelps teams up to donate over 1,000 months of free therapy to medical workers

Online platform Talkspace provides therapists at the touch of a button amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

Podcast: 'This is a once-in-a-century disease' says infectious disease expert

Dr. Ran Nir-Paz of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem explains the cutting-edge research being done to combat the global pandemic and when he thinks life will return to normal.

Doctor uses his cartoonist skills to explain coronavirus to patients

'You can see it helps put them at ease,' said Dr. Momen Abbasi of Hadassah Hospital in Israel.

Israeli company to donate 10 million tablets of potential coronavirus remedy to the U.S.

The drug, approved by the FDA for other uses, could arrive by the end of March.

Israelis launch global good Samaritan campaign to help those in quarantine

From buying Netflix gift cards to delivering groceries and good cheer, no act is too small in the #CoronaConnectionChallenge.

IsraAid launches program to help coronavirus first responders cope

The humanitarian aid agency is responding to concerns about the psychosocial effects of the outbreak on health care workers.

Podcast: Doctor in quarantine answers questions about the coronavirus

We had 30 minutes to ask an infectious disease expert everything we wanted to know about the fast-spreading virus.

Life in quarantine, from a doctor on the front lines of the coronavirus

For Dr. Ran Nir-Paz of Hadassah Hospital, it's all about making the best of a tough situation.

Israeli doctor rushes to Japan to help with coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Ran Nir-Paz is on the front line tending to cruise ship passengers, and is hopeful the spread of the disease is slowing down.

For kids with cancer, a special camp offers a return to childhood

Sunrise Day Camp ensures children don't lose their sense of joy and wonder, despite their illness.

IsraAid rushes urgent medical supplies on last plane to China

Humanitarians send protective gear on flight from Tel Aviv to Zhuhai to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Exclusive: Dr. Ruth on sex talk, life as an immigrant and being 'Omi'

The famed 'sexpert' has written 45 books, hosted numerous TV and radio shows and even starred in her own sitcom. But at home, she just wants to be a grandma.

Want good sex? Donate to Dr. Ruth's scholarship fund

The famed sex therapist made a cheeky promise upon learning she's getting an honorary degree from Israel's Ben-Gurion University.

Why dieting can lead to loneliness

Skipping an office birthday party or a business lunch may mean less opportunities to connect.