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Staff in the new clinic. L-R: Dr. Roni Avrahami, Dr. Udi Ergaz, Dr. Nadir Ghanem, Dr. Yaniv Zipori. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

New Clinic Enhances Options for Natural Birth Opens

6/3/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A recently opened clinic at Rambam helps alleviate the need for Cesarean sections in pregnancies where the baby is in either breech or bottom first position.

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The Philips Lumify handheld device being used in the Cheryl Spencer Pediatric Emergency Department in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Introduces Device to Reduce Unnecessary Surgery and Pain in Children

5/30/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus has recently started using ultrasound as an effective tool in the diagnosis of jaw infections in children. The new approach is helping to reduce surgeries and unnecessary pain and suffering among Rambam’s youngest patients.

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A Past Swim from the Heart Event. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Swim from the Heart to be Held on Friday, May 28th

5/25/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

“Swim From the Heart - Cape Carmel” will be held to raise awareness of and mobilize funding for research for preventing sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents.

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Rambam employees take part in the hospital’s campaign for peace and coexistence. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Teams Send Messages of Peace and Coexistence

5/18/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus, the largest hospital in the north, is a symbol of and a model for coexistence. This can be seen among its employees—who represent all denominations and beliefs—and among its patients, who come from all over the country and other parts of the Middle East. This coexistence has withstood the test of many such crises, with Rambam serving as a bridge that brings people and hearts together.

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One of the new center's treatment rooms. Inset: Dr. Talma Cohen. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

New Center for Treatment of Emotional Trauma at Rambam

5/13/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The new Center for Treatment of Emotional and Psychological Trauma replaces the hospital’s previous unit, formerly located in the Stone Building.

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(L-R) Dr. Rafael Gjebin, Michal (Miki) Semel, Ofer Semel. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Three Generations of "Blue and White" Medicine at Rambam

5/10/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Ofer Semel chose to honor his family’s legacy by following in the footsteps of his grandfather and his mother by working at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Professor Eli Machtei, Director of Rambam’s School of Graduate Dentistry. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Participates “Smiling for the Community” Project

5/2/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus is participating in the “Smiling for the Community” project to provide dental care to people—primarily women—trapped in a life of prostitution.

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Dr. Karin Weiss, Director of Rambam's Genetic Institute. Photography: Rambam HCC

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Dozens of Rare Disorders Diagnosed Using Advanced DNA Sequencing Technology

4/29/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam’s Genetic Institute has been using advanced DNA sequencing for the past three years to identify rare genetic disorders, offering hope to many families.

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Miriam and little Mian. Photography: Rambam HCC

Woman Gives Birth at Rambam Following Endometriosis Diagnosis

4/25/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A 42 year-old woman was diagnosed with endometriosis, and shortly before she was to undergo surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus to treat the condition, discovered that she was unexpectedly pregnant. She recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl by caesarean section with no complications.

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The Elmakias family and the staff of Rambam’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute celebrating Adir's birthday and “Halka”. Photography: Rambam HCC

The Haircut that Touched an Entire Department

4/22/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Three-year-old Adir, who undergoes multiple dialysis treatments every week, recently celebrated his third birthday with a traditional haircutting ceremony, in the company of his family and the staff from Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Aryeh with Chelsea. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Nurse Arranges Reunion Between a Hospitalized Patient and His Pet

4/11/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

What happens when a hospitalized patient misses his beloved pets? The Head Nurse in the Department of Internal Medicine D at Rambam Health Care Campus ensured that one of her patients was given the opportunity to spend time with one of his three dogs.

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Hedda Engel. Photography: Rambam HCC

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Rambam Remembers One of its Supporters

4/8/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

On Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in Israel, Rambam Health Care Campus remembers one of its very special supporters – Hedda Engel, who survived Auschwitz and other concentration camps, and moved to Israel in 1949.

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Staff members of the Zukier Family Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Works to Raise Awareness of Epilepsy

4/4/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Epilepsy affects 1 out of every 100 children and adults. It is entirely possible to live with this disease, but it is necessary to understand its manifestations, and to seek appropriate care.

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Naomi McCloud and Dr. Ghrayeb, following surgery. Bottom Left: Hip replacement surgery performed at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Patient Receives Unique Personalized Implant Following Repeated Hip Surgeries

3/18/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

In a rare surgical procedure, doctors at Rambam Health Care Campus performed hip replacement surgery using a customized implant. After years of suffering and several repeat surgeries to treat the problem, Naomi McLeod has renewed hope for quality of life.

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Dr. Ruth Perets. Photography: Rambam HCC

Australian Friends of Rambam and AUSiMED Launch Fundraising Campaign for the Battle Against Ovarian Cancer

3/15/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world among women and the 18th most common cancer overall, and researchers are working tirelessly to find solutions that can save lives.

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Top L) Hagar Baruch; Bottom L) Limor Aizenbud; Center) Sara Tazafrir holding her "Outstanding Chief Information Officer" award. Photography: Rambam HCC

Three Rambam Women Receive National Recognition for their Contributions to the Israeli Hospital System

3/11/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Sara Tzafrir, Limor Aizenbud, and Hagar Baruch made the Israeli Ministry of Health’s List of 30 Leading Influential Women for 2021 in the “Government Hospitals” Division. Sara Tzafrir was also named as “Outstanding Chief Information Officer” for 2020 by “People and Computers”.

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Staff members from the Clinical Immunology, Allergy and AIDS Unit. Photography: Rambam HCC

New Service from Rambam's Clinical Immunology Unit: COVID-19 Vaccination for Allergy Sufferers

3/7/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A new initiative helps allergy sufferers overcome the fear of vaccinations due to the lack of knowledge regarding possible allergic reactions.

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The Philips Lumify handheld device being used in the Cheryl Spencer Pediatric Emergency Department in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Introduces Device to Reduce Unnecessary Surgery and Pain in Children

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus has recently started using ultrasound as an effective tool in the diagnosis of jaw infections in children. The new approach is helping to reduce surgeries and unnecessary pain and suffering among Rambam’s youngest patients.

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Rambam employees take part in the hospital’s campaign for peace and coexistence. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Teams Send Messages of Peace and Coexistence

Rambam Health Care Campus, the largest hospital in the north, is a symbol of and a model for coexistence. This can be seen among its employees—who represent all denominations and beliefs—and among its patients, who come from all over the country and other parts of the Middle East. This coexistence has withstood the test of many such crises, with Rambam serving as a bridge that brings people and hearts together.

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Miriam and little Mian. Photography: Rambam HCC

Woman Gives Birth at Rambam Following Endometriosis Diagnosis

A 42 year-old woman was diagnosed with endometriosis, and shortly before she was to undergo surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus to treat the condition, discovered that she was unexpectedly pregnant. She recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl by caesarean section with no complications.

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