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Soldiers wounded in combat in Gaza are led to the emergency room at Soroka. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90

World Medical Association names Israeli as new president

Dr. Yoram Blachar: I am proud to be part of the medical profession, a field that bridges borders.Israeli pediatrician and nephrologist Dr. Yoram Blachar was named president elect of the World Medical Association at its annual conference over the weekend …

Israeli psychiatrists guide British counterparts

The Israeli and Palestinian participants in the video conference.Psychiatrists and other mental-health professionals who treat devout Jews and Muslims have more in common than they imagine. Patients who think their mental illness is divine punishment for sins; their concern that …