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  1. A recent study by Levy et al. presents the dental treatment needs of a large sample of combat soldiers. They found that 80% need some dental care.

    Authors: Shlomo Paul Zusman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:40

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:24

  2. A traditional and ethical principle recognizes a country’s primary general welfare responsibility to the young and the old. However, the middle, adult, age group cannot and should not be disregarded. The curre...

    Authors: Harold Sgan-Cohen, Guy Tobias and Avraham Zini

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:33

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:58

  3. Epidemiological studies have shown deterioration in dental health accompanying the ageing process. Tooth loss increases with age. Chewing ability is closely correlated with number of natural teeth present: the...

    Authors: L. Natapov, D. Kushnir, R. Goldsmith, R. Dichtiar and S. P. Zusman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:58

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:33

  4. The global obesity pandemic has public advocates and policymakers grappling with the question of how best to respond. Among the various policy options, unhealthy food and beverage taxes have gained attention a...

    Authors: Selvi Rajagopal, Anne Barnhill and Joshua M. Sharfstein

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:68

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:43

  5. Fiscal policies to fight obesity such as taxation of unhealthy foods or sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) have gained considerable attention in recent years. Many studies modelling the impact of various magnitu...

    Authors: Orly Tamir, Tamar Cohen-Yogev, Sharon Furman-Assaf and Ronit Endevelt

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:43

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:68

  6. The need for dental treatments, especially those related to dental caries, may be associated with and influenced by a wide range of demographic variables. The aim of this study was to describe caries related t...

    Authors: Dan Henry Levy, Alon Livny, Harold Sgan-Cohen and Nirit Yavnai

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:24

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:40

  7. In a recently published IJHPR article, Cohen and Horev ask whether an individual who holds rightful governmental power is able to effectively “challenge the equilibrium” in ways that might “clash with the goal...

    Authors: Burton L. Edelstein and William R. Maas

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:37

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:24

  8. In Israel today, there are 420,200 Israelis diagnosed with diabetes, and every year, Israelis sustain thousands of diabetes-related deaths and tens of thousands of diabetes-related amputations. As such, in Isr...

    Authors: Dean Schillinger and James G. Kahn

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:32

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:1

  9. Can the entry of a policy entrepreneur challenge the equilibrium of a policy network and promote changes that might clash with the goals of powerful civil-servants and/or interest groups and, if so, why and ho...

    Authors: Nissim Cohen and Tuvia Horev

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:24

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:37

  10. Consumption of sugar causes tooth decay, overweight and obesity related morbidities. This paper in response to the Minister of Health’s request, provides estimates of the mortality, morbidity and health care c...

    Authors: Gary M. Ginsberg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:1

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:32

  11. The National health insurance law enacted in 1995 did not include dental care in its basket of services. Dental care for children was first included in 2010, initially up till 8 years of age. The eligibility a...

    Authors: Lena Natapov, Avi Sasson and Shlomo P. Zusman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:26

    Content type: Original research article

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