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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.

When daydreaming becomes a disorder

The professor who discovered maladaptive daydreaming says the condition sometimes begins as a means of coping with depression, loneliness and social anxiety.

Israeli startup succeeds where Theranos failed

FDA approves use of a toaster-sized machine that can conduct a complex blood test with a simple finger prick.

Scientists discovered something amazing about left-handed women

Aside from their natural-born awesomeness, of course.

Science confirms: The healing power of touch is real

New study shows that couples' breathing and heart rates sync up, and pain decreases, when they hold hands.

David Blatt opens up about his battle with MS

'Life throws different things at you, and no one guarantees you anything,' said the legendary Israeli basketball coach.

Pot for pets: Startup aims to treat canine ailments with medical cannabis

CBD oil has been shown to help dogs with everything from pain to separation anxiety.

These functional foods can improve your health

From firmer skin to better sleep to natural energy boosts, people are increasingly interested in foods that serve a specific purpose.

Israel at the forefront of cannabis tech

The country, which produces more pharmaceutical cannabis than just about anywhere else, is poised to become a leading exporter.

Fighting a life-threatening disease with … shrimp?

Researchers are working in Nigeria to help curb the spread of a potentially deadly parasite. And it all starts with a tiny, bug-eyed crustacean.

This children's nonprofit takes saving lives to heart

Save a Child's Heart has provided life-saving treatments to more than 4,500 kids from 58 countries.