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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed.

Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.

 

Benyamin CohenBenyamin Cohen is the host of the "Hadassah on Call: New Frontiers in Medicine" podcast. He is also the Editorial Director of From the Grapevine and host of the podcast "Our Friend from Israel." He has written for the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post, Yahoo News and Slate. Cohen is also the author of "My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith" (HarperCollins), named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly and for which he received the Georgia Author of the Year award. Cohen previously served as the Content Director for the Mother Nature Network, and was the founding editor of both Jewsweek and American Jewish Life magazine.

Aug 11, 2022

Pollen, food, pets and even light? How exactly do these types of allergies appear? When is it an allergy or something else? Is there a cure? We're talking all things allergy with Dr. Yuval Tal, director of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.


Jul 13, 2022

Is joint pain simply part of aging? Can it be relieved through dietary changes or exercise? When should surgery be considered? We're talking knees, hips and joint care with Dr. Gurion Rivkin, head of the Joint Replacement Unit and Orthopedic Department at Hadassah Hospital.


Jun 14, 2022

Can diabetes be reversed? Could having COVID-19 increase my risk? Is it really in my DNA? We're talking types, triggers and tools in managing diabetes in our latest episode with Prof. Avivit Cahn, MD, endocrinologist and attending physician at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.


May 11, 2022

Prof. Yoram Weiss, MD, acting director general of the Hadassah Medical Organization, talks about leading the organization through dual crises, personalized medicine, and how Hadassah is using emerging technologies to reshape medical care in the latest episode of Hadassah On Call.


Apr 13, 2022

The Ukraine war is now the largest refugee crisis since World War II. Hadassah Medical Organization is dispatching medical teams to meet the Ukrainians and provide assistance when they cross the border into Poland. In this episode, three Hadassah leaders discuss their medical involvement in this humanitarian mission.