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Telemedicine, Thermometers, and Coronavirus

​Blog on remote technology and thermometersTelemedicine refers to the practice of caring for patients remotely when the provider and patient are not physically present with each other. The technology for telemedicine is constantly evolving and it is allowing more and more people to be able to use telemedicine. Telemedicine is especially useful duri...
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Choosing the Right Doctor in Israel

Visiting a doctor for the first time can be overwhelming. Will this doctor listen to your concerns? Will this doctor spend the appropriate time to answer your questions clearly and with patience? Will this doctor have the bedside manner that you expect? Do they have the medical experience needed to manage and treat your particular diagnosis? These ...
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Holiday Lockdown

As Israel approaches its second lockdown, let us take a look at lockdowns and their effects. Lockdowns have been shown to significantly lower the R0 (the mathematical term that indicates how contagious an infectious disease is) (by 81% on average), and always lowered it to less than 1. However, it should be noted that new cases generally continue t...
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Staying in a Corona Hotel

After spending two weeks in the United States, I arrived home in Israel to a plethora of new rulesand regulations. The airport looked completely different than I was used to as the army and MDAvolunteers roamed the halls. Passport control focused on asking "where will you quarantine?" andthe option to be shipped away to a corona hotel kept being br...
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Rheumatism/arthritis in Israel

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune chronic inflammatory disorder. Many people think that this disease only affects one's joint - but it can also affect other things such as skin, lungs, heart, and blood vessels. About 40% of Adults have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and it usually strikes active adults who are active (and who overuse their joints). Rheu...
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Suicide prevention week

In many cases, friends and families affected by a suicide loss (often called "suicide loss survivors") are left in the dark. Too often the feelings of shame and stigma prevent them from talking openly.a time to share resources and stories in an effort to shed light on this highly taboo and stigmatized topic. We use this month to reach out to those ...
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The Chagim - Shuls and blowing the shofar

The Shofar holds great significance in the Jewish community. Every year during the holidays, Jews gather around and hear the shofar being blown. This has been done for thousands of years and it is an ancient tradition. This year will go down in history as the year of changing traditions for the health and safety of the community. Due to the global ...
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Wheelchair and special needs accessibility in Israel

Many people dream their whole lives of visiting Israel and seeing its unique sites. However, many people are stressed about traveling with someone who is in a wheelchair or has special needs because they are concerned about the trip is extremely limited.The ideal vacation when traveling with someone who is disabled is to find a place that is sensit...
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Is Immunity towards the Coronavirus possible?

With the year about to start, more and more people are recovering from the Coronavirus. Many people have been asking if someone who had the Coronavirus got re-infected or do they have immunity? And if so, is it long term immunity?Long Term ImmunityEarly studies have shown that the COVID-19 antibodies can fade after a short amount of time. However, ...
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My Experience With Flying During COVID19

Earlier this year, when my cousin first announced that he was getting married, my entire family was excited. My mother started planning for our trip to the US, my grandparents were getting ready to marry off their second grandchild and everyone was looking forward to being together again. However, as the date of the wedding drew closer and COVID19 ...
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Choosing to be Happy

Is Laughter Really the best cure? Laughter is contagious and it makes you feel good. laughter causes people to feel excited and happy. Being happy triggers healthy physical changes in the body. Laughter and comedy have many benefits for your mental health, physical health, and quality of life. A study in 2017, found clear and compelling evidence th...
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So, Your Child's in Quarantine

As the number of COVID19 cases in Israel continues to grow, many parents are growing increasingly worried about their children ending up in quarantine. Not only does this come along with any number of health scares, but it can be extremely stressful for other reasons as well. For working parents this means having to be away from the office for 14 d...
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How to properly wear masks

 The Dos and Don'ts of wearing masks:Wearing masks has been a controversial topic over the last few months. While most of the leading physicians encourage people to wear masks at all times (while outdoors), many people find the mask uncomfortable and they accidentally make their masks useless against the Coronavirus. Here are some guidelines o...
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Quarantine Must Haves

Two weeks may seem like a short amount of time, but when stuck inside for 14 days, you'll come to realize just how long it is. Your daily structure will be completely abandoned, time will no longer hold the same meaning, and fresh air will only come from a window. That said, there are some things that can make your 14 day quarantine a little less d...
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Dealing with Stress about the Upcoming Gap Year

Sending your child to a foreign country for a gap year can be concerning. Parents worry that their child's getting lost, they worry about their kids experiencing anxiety, and they worry about their kids getting sick. Sending your children to Israel for their gap year is stressful enough, even more so now during a global pandemic, with many parents ...
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The Different Ways Governments Are Assisting Their Citizens During the COVID19 Pandemic

Many different governments have been looking for ways to help their citizens survive the economic fall out of COVID-19. Whether it be by lowering taxes or by giving out stimulus checks, any number of solutions have been tried all around the world. In order to gain an understanding of the options out there, we are going to break down the different p...
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Updated medical checklist for gap year students

Medical Checklist for Gap Year StudentsIt's probably safe to say that the Gap year packing list your child received did not include a medical supplies checklist. There are many reasons to give your kids some medical supplies and medicines before they leave.First of all, many over-the-counter medications in the US are available by prescription only ...
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Sending Your Child to Israel During Corona

Prime Minister Netanyahu has recently announced that gap year students will be allowed to enter into the country for the upcoming school year. This is amazing news for Israel and its economy. Not only does this mean that schools will be able to resume regular studies – ensuring that teachers and staff are all employed for the coming year – but it w...
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Coronavirus Weight & Health tips

Over the past few months, most countries around the world have been closed down due to the Coronavirus outbreak. This means the gyms, pool, parks, and malls have been closed. People are being told to work from home and not leave their homes for non-essential reasons. Many people have found it very difficult to maintain their weight and health durin...
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How Coronavirus Has Affected the Work Force

The coronavirus has undoubtedly changed our lives – possibly forever. More than just the current health situation, many people are wondering about the long term effects a global pandemic can have. Will we ever again be able to enjoy a packed bar on a Saturday night? Will face masks become staple items in our outfits? And how has the coronavirus aff...
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Coronavirus Israel VLOG

07 August 2020
In this video, Dr. Eliana Aaron will discuss taking pubic transportation. Many people have asked which form of public transportation is safer - taxies & Buses? 00:00 – introduction 00:32 – How to safely take a taxi? ...
21 July 2020
 In this video Dr. Eliana will discuss the fake news that has been going around about wearing masks.00:00 – introduction 00:18 – fake studies and agenda's02:07 – how to distinguish between fake news and real news06:08 – why d...

Coronavirus Israel BLOG

24 September 2020
Visiting a doctor for the first time can be overwhelming. Will this doctor listen to your concerns? Will this doctor spend the appropriate time to answer your questions clearly and with patience? Will this doctor have the bedside manner that you expe...
17 September 2020
​Blog on remote technology and thermometersTelemedicine refers to the practice of caring for patients remotely when the provider and patient are not physically present with each other. The technology for telemedicine is constantly evolving and it is ...
17 September 2020
As Israel approaches its second lockdown, let us take a look at lockdowns and their effects. Lockdowns have been shown to significantly lower the R0 (the mathematical term that indicates how contagious an infectious disease is) (by 81% on average), a...