MDA: 18 people drowned to death since start of swimming season

In the past six weeks, 111 people from around the country were retrieved from the waters by Magen David Adom medics.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/23/2016, 9:41 PM

170 Require Treatment at Meron Lag B'Omer Celebrations

MDA says hundreds were hurt or dehydrated in massive crowds and bonfires, both at Meron and nationwide.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 8:43 PM

130 People Treated for Breathing Problems from Storm

MDA on high alert and full readiness as haze and heavy winds cause breathing problems; snow and possible flooding anticipated.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 8:09 PM

MDA Sticker Campaign on Forgotten Baby Syndrome

MDA staff and workers are handing out stickers countrywide, reminding drivers to check for forgotten kids in cars.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 8:52 AM

Hospitals, MDA Overloaded

Flu and other winter ailments causing overload. MDA places more ambulances on call.Gil Ronen, 1/27/2013, 8:42 PM

MDA Head Defends Controversial Agreement With Red Cross

Magen David Adom Director General Eli Bin tries to defend the agreement signed between the first aid organization and the Red Cross.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/19/2012, 4:15 PM