Flu Deaths in Greece Rise to 54

The number of people in Greece who have died due to the flu this season has risen to 54, among them a young 17-year-old...

Throat Cancer Cases Caused by HPV

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is responsible for developing a 15 to 20 percent of the total number of oropharyngeal (throat) cancer incidences. Especially, HPV...

December 6th Marks St. Nicholas Day, Even Google Celebrates!

Sometimes we are all children.  Today even Google chose to put out its boots hoping that Saint Nicholas will fill them up with goodies....

The Cost of Jolie’s Blood Test in Greece

Many women were awakened by Angelina Jolie’s preventive mastectomy in order to reduce the risk of breast cancer. What led her to this decision...

Five Men Found HIV Positive After Relations With Infected Prostitutes, Concerns Now For The...

Five men were found HIV-positive after having been infected by the notorious prostitutes in Athens, announced departing Health Minister, PASOK MP Andreas Loverdos. “We inform...

Greek Government Takes Steps to Tackle Ebola Virus

In an effort to stem any potential Ebola virus outbreak within Greece, the Greek Ministry of Health is redoubling its efforts to reinforce the country’s borders and...

Canoe-Kayak Champion Kiligaridis in Critical Condition

Andreas Kiligaridis, the Greek canoe and kayak champion suffered a stroke in Poland and still remains in critical condition. According to reports, the athlete...

Greek Pharmacists Turning Down Night Shifts

Pharmacists in Attica, Greece are gradually refusing to stay on-call at night or during the weekend. According to Greek media, nearly two out of...

Burglars Steal Personal Data of Pregnant Women in Chania

Burglars entered a Health Center in Chania and only took a few pages from catalogs with personal data of pregnant women who attend courses...

Study Reveals Lower Mortality Rate in Crete than Any Area in the Mediterranean

According to the Los Angeles Times, the traditional diet in Greece is different from the traditional diet in France, is different from the traditional...

Greek Child Obesity Exacerbated By Financial Crisis

Children in Greece are more likely to develop life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, because childhood...

Greece’s Disabled People Take to the Streets in Protest Against Cutbacks

On Friday, dozens of disabled Greeks flooded the streets of downtown Athens in protest of the governments latest plans to go forward with cutbacks...

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