Patient Bites Nurse at Greek Psychiatric Hospital

A nurses' union has said its members face increasingly dangerous working conditions, after an incident in which a worker at Dromokaitio psychiatric hospital, west...

More Greek Smokers Kick the Habit but Old Attitudes Linger

Held up as the exemplar of Greeks' refusal to kowtow to authority, the country's anti-smoking laws -- often flouted with abandon -- could come...

One-Fifth of Greek Boys are Obese, Study Reveals

Despite its reputation for a healthy Mediterranean diet, Greece has come second in European table for its high number of overweight children, according to a...

Athens Set to Host Huge Cannabis Expo

As Greece turns to medical cannabis as a means of generating much-needed revenue, Athens is hosting a three-day event -- backed by the government...

Greek Police Arrest Doctor over Cancer Drug Thefts

A doctor accused of being part of a ring of hospital employees allegedly stealing life-saving cancer medicines for sale abroad, was arrested on Wednesday. The...

Greek Professor, Team Invent Mini Olive-Oil Mill, Quality Tester

University of Athens Associate Professor Prokopios Magiatis and his team have invented some unusual devices. Now, their latest innovation, the Olive Predictor, helps olive-oil producers...

Greek Police Arrest Medics for Stealing Cancer Drugs

Greek police have arrested 21 people including doctors, nurses and pharmacists involved in a racket to steal cancer medicines from a public hospital and...

Greeks ‘Paying More’ for Healthcare

Data from the Greek authorities appear to show citizens are having to pay significant amounts of money for their medical care as the national...

Greek Girl Becomes Mother at 13

A 13-year-old girl from the town of Lavrio, southeast of Athens, has given birth at a clinic in the Greek capital. In an announcement on...

Greece’s High Court Upholds E-Cigarette Ban in Public Places

Electronic cigarettes fall under the same restrictions as cigarette smoking, Greece's  Council of State plenary has ruled, including a ban on their use in...

Foundation Funds Major Boost to Greek Health Service

Greece's health sector could see an injection of over €200 million ($245 million) after a deal signed on Wednesday between the government and the Stavros...

Greek Campaigners Warn About ‘Harmful’ Herbicide

Greek environmentalists have blasted the government for giving American multinational Monsanto a five-year license to trade a controversial herbicide in the country. The decision to...

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