CONDOLENCES: Henry Heimlich, creator of the Heimlich Maneuver has died at the age of 96

Henry Judah Heimlich was an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking, described in Emergency Medicine in 1974. He was born February 3, 1920 in Wilmington, Delaware, to Mary (Epstein) and Philip Heimlich. His paternal grandparents were […]


CONDOLENCES: (Nepal) Or Asraf Heartbreaking news as the Israeli emergency service Zaka announces they have found the body of 22 year old Israeli Or Asraf in #Nepal. Or Asraf was the sole #Israeli victim of the Nepal #earthquake. It says that the rescue operation to retrieve his remains from the mountainside is “complicated,” and will probably […]