Health and Science

The east coast of the U.S. is bracing for a Hurricane Florence, a category four storm that is predicted to be life threatening. In addition to the 140 mph winds, Florence is expected to bring exceptionally heavy rainfall, up to 20 inches, as it stalls over South Carolina after making landfall on Thursday night. Widespread flooding is expected with potential storm surges of up to 13ft on the coasts.

Non-profit Just One Life and Israeli medical center Sha’are Zedek have teamed up to expedite medical testing on fetuses to help couples make quick and well-informed decisions regarding pregnancy.   After immigrating to Israel from New York, social worker Chaya Katzin began working for Just One Life, a boutique non-profit based in Jerusalem that serves… Read more »