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Ways Employers Can Encourage Their Employees to Keep the Coronavirus Regulations

 As employees reenter the workforce and the job market opens back up, employers are looking for new ways to keep their offices corona free and their employees safe. Many have begun to implement new rules according to their countries guidelines and are trying to create policies and procedures that will allow their employees to complete their wo...
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Emotional Health of Gap Year Students in Israel

With the gap year approaching, it's time to prepare for the upcoming year. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the gap year will be different than previous years. This year might present a new set of emotional and mental struggles. Students might be worried about leaving their families during a global pandemic. Common Gap Year stressors include:1. Try...
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What's With a COVID-19 Vaccine?

It has been months since the world was forced into lock down as a result of COVID-19. Economies are falling, families are separated, and people are getting sick. Healthcare professionals are desperate for a cure or effective treatment plan and are constantly running new trials and tests in an effort to find one. However, those without a medical bac...
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Bug Bites in Israel

Summertime is here and bug bites in Israel can be a bit unique, due to being in the Middle East and a part of the continent of Asia. Here are some common bug bites, how to identify and treat them, and when to get help.1.Mosquitos – In the hot, humid areas of Israel, mosquitos are everywhere. Mosquitos are present usually in the early morning and la...
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The jellyfish season in Israel

 The warm Mediterranean Sea on Israel's coast may be fun to swim in, but the jellyfish season is upon us! Every summer, Israeli beaches suffer from jellyfish for a number of weeks. Whether in the water or washed up ashore, jellyfish pose a (potentially life-threatening) hazard. EMA Care gives you tips on what to do if you get stung by a floati...
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The Do's and Don'ts of Post Quarantine Dating

Quarantine and social distancing has made dating difficult. Many singles found themselves fed up with the awkward FaceTime calls and the boring dating apps. However, now that the corona regulations are beginning to ease people are looking for ways to get back out there without putting themselves – or their dates – at risk. ​Do: Stay OutdoorsInstead...
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Managing Medication in Israel

Managing and understanding of medication can be challenging for anyone. Medication in Israel is not the same as medication in other countries, especially if you are from the United States.If you are coming to Israel as a tourist, be sure to bring your medication with you.Managing medication in Israel is an important consideration if you are here fo...
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Protesting During Corona

We are not a political or politics based company and will therefore not be discussing the different opinions and views regarding the protests that are going on right now. However, regardless of that, the fact remains that the protests are happening - as is the spread of the coronavirus. Given this, we have made the decision to address this reality ...
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Dementia in Israel

 Dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and social abilities severely enough to interfere with your daily life. Dementia is caused by natural aging in most people, resulting in damage to or loss of nerve cells and their connections in the brain. Depending on the area of the brain that's affected by the damage, demen...
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Kids undermining risks

 IntroductionMany young adults have never experienced a life-threatening event in their lives. Most teenagers and youth undermine risks and think they are invincible to dangerous situations. When teenagers see a "smoking can kill" sign on their box of cigarettes, they won't care and in most cases, they will simply ignore it. Teenagers often do...
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Tourists coverage for seniors

As a senior or the child of a senior, the scariest thing that you can imagine is going through an emergency alone (or your parent being alone). It is important to come up with a good emergency plan in case you don't have anyone to come with you to the emergency room. It is also important that you have someone who knows the medical system and speaks...
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Summer Camps and Coronavirus

As summer approaches and the school year comes to an end, parents are beginning to wonder about summer camps. With so much uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, many are worried about finding their children summer accommodations. However, with the work force still open, and parents spending long days at the office, leaving kids at home ...
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Will Coronavirus Make Working From Home the New Normal?

As we venture back out to the world and begin returning to our normal schedules, it is only natural that we begin to wonder about the long term effects of the coronavirus. How will the economy survive? What will be different in the healthcare system, and how will our workforce adapt to the new work-from-home technologies that have been created? Wil...
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What to Do if Your Child's School Needs to Be Quarantined

The Israeli school system has been open for a number of weeks already. And despite the multiple schools that have been forced to shut down as a result of students and staff members being found to have the coronavirus, officials are committed to keeping school doors open. However, as more and more schools are finding students with the virus, parents...
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Chronic Pain in the Elderly

Advanced age increases the risk of health complications which can lead to chronic pain. Unlike grey hairs and wrinkles, chronic pain is NOT part of the normal aging process. Chronic pain is described as pain lasting 3 months or longer.The following conditions often result in chronic pain:1. Arthritis2. Neuropathy, spontaneous or a diabetes side eff...
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Living With Chronic Illness During the Covid19 Pandemic

For many people with chronic illnesses, daily life can be scary. With their immune systems already compromised, any number of everyday occurrences can cause them to become sick. However, nothing could have prepared anyone for the intensity of the coronavirus. With the virus being so contagious, many people with chronic illnesses found themselves te...
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Alzheimer's Disease in Israel

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral, and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. While Alzheimer's is a cause of dementia, it is a different d...
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The Do's and Don'ts of Post Quarantine Socializing

 As the country continues to loosen restrictions and allow people to return to their normal lives, many are left wondering whether that's really a good idea. As the age old question goes, just because I can, does that mean I should? People are worried that perhaps the restrictions have been lifted too early, too quickly or too hastily. Given t...
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Crohn's disease in Israel:

Crohn's disease in Israel can be challenging to manage, especially for non-residents and students, who don't understand the Israeli medical system and who don't have access to the full health care services. Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from where food enters ...
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Dehydration with Summer Here!

With summer here, one of the most important things to do is hydrate. Dehydration can set in quickly in otherwise healthy people when the weather gets dry or hot – but heat waves in Israel magnify the problem with both heat and dry winds.Hot weather usually just makes people feel HOT, but it can also lead to serious and alarming health problems. Exp...
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Coronavirus Israel VLOG

01 July 2020
 In this video, Dr. Eliana will discuss the different options for summer vacations during the coronavirus. She will discuss if you should go to a hotel or get an Air-BNB? whether you should travel abroad or not? ...
26 June 2020
In this video Dr. Eliana will answer some general questions: 00:00 - introduction  00:27 - Breaking down the age groups that are affected by the Coronavirus. is there a difference between the American and Israeli Coronav...
20 June 2020
Dr. Eliana talks about how to safely go to restaurants and eat out with the Coronavirus outbreak.   ...

Coronavirus Israel BLOG

03 July 2020
 As employees reenter the workforce and the job market opens back up, employers are looking for new ways to keep their offices corona free and their employees safe. Many have begun to implement new rules according to their countries guidelines a...
02 July 2020
With the gap year approaching, it's time to prepare for the upcoming year. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the gap year will be different than previous years. This year might present a new set of emotional and mental struggles. Students might be wor...
30 June 2020
It has been months since the world was forced into lock down as a result of COVID-19. Economies are falling, families are separated, and people are getting sick. Healthcare professionals are desperate for a cure or effective treatment plan and are co...