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  • World medical body rejects claims Israelis should be expelled

    January 29, 2016 | 10:43 am

    The World Medical Association will not expel Israeli physicians over pro-Palestinian activists’ allegations that they practice torture, the president of the world body said.

    Michael Marmot, the London-born physician who heads the association, announced the group’s decision in a...

  • Hundreds of Israeli medical residents resign

    October 10, 2011 | 9:44 am

    Hundreds of medical residents in Israel have resigned, leaving many Israeli hospitals shorthanded.

    More than 300 residents did not show up for work on Monday, affecting hospitals throughout the country.

    The residents resigned over a labor dispute; they are dissatisfied with a...

  • Doctors in Israel end strike amid economic protests

    August 25, 2011 | 3:41 pm

    Doctors in Israel ended a strike on Thursday that had hamstrung the public health sector for nearly half a year, relieving some pressure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who faces an unprecedented wave of cost of living protests nationwide.

    The doctors strike, which focused on...

  • Mixing Science and Politics Brews Hate

    By Dr. Benjamin Sachs

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's bad enough that Israeli doctors are spending their lives in emergency rooms treating Jewish and Arab victims of suicide bombers. What really makes them heartsick these days, however, is that they also have to fend off mindless attacks from their scientific colleagues,...