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The Impulse to Bring Back a Pulse

On Sunday, February 23rd, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Vaknin was eating breakfast at his home in Migdal HaEmek when he received an emergency alert on his phone and was dispatched to help a 30-year-old woman with diabetes who had … Continue reading

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You Saved My Life, You Are My Angels

Shai Romano and Moti Tzulshan are volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah in Netanya. On Sunday they went to visit Elirav Zarchia, a patient at Laniado hospital whom they treated a week previously.    A week earlier, the pair received an … Continue reading

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From Pain To Empathy, EMT Overcomes Pain From His Own Accident To Aid Other Accident Victims

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yitzchak Levinger received an alert to a serious accident on Keren HaYesod Street in Beit Shemesh, which was right near his location. He immediately dashed to his ambucycle and raced over … Continue reading

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Two Successful CPRs In Less Than An Hour

Last Friday night, at 7:47 pm, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambucycle driver Zvi Horowitz received an alert from United Hatzalah’s dispatch and command center alerting him to a person who had just lost consciousness near Zvi’s home in Hadera. … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words?

A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her raspy coughing alerted her daughter, who quickly ran to her side. At first, the daughter didn’t realize the seriousness of … Continue reading

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Following Rescue Of Chen Danzinger, United Hatzalah and Nurofen For Children Open First Aid Courses Across Beit Shemesh

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Beit Shemesh in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in case of a medical emergency. The two … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah and Nurofen To Train 500 Residents of Sderot in First Aid

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and it has set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Sderot in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in the case of a medical emergency. … Continue reading

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Dramatic CPR on Train Saves A Life

United Hatzalah paramedic Liad Ohana was traveling by train from his home in Ofakim to Tel Aviv on Monday morning when he heard screams coming from the seat behind him. A man had collapsed and was unconscious. Liad immediately rushed … Continue reading

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What and Why Does United Hatzalah Use Ambucycles?

An ambucycle is a motorcycle that has been specially equipped with all of the medical supplies and equipment that an ambulance carries, with the exception of a stretcher, bed, and stair-chair.   The purpose of the ambucycle is to circumvent … Continue reading

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Early CPR Intervention Saves Truck Driver

On a recent Sunday in Ramla, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ofen was alerted to an adult male with seizures.  Within seconds, Levi, who drives one of the organization’s iconic ambucycles, was racing to the location on the other … Continue reading

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