Tourism Ministry Signs Agreement for Better Access by Disabled

The president of the National Confederation of Persons with Disability (ESAmeA) Ioannis Vardakastanis on Friday signed a cooperation protocol with Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni,...

Greek Superfoods: Good for You, Good for Greece

Two Greek clinical dieticians, Asteria Stamataki and Constantinos Xenos, wrote a book on Greek superfoods, not all widely known, but with miraculous qualities. The book...

Hospital in Northwestern Greece Nominated for International Energy Award

The state hospital of Grevena city, in northwestern Greece, can boast its successful attitude towards energy-saving techniques and of sustainable energy measures at work...

Concern Grows Over Measles Epidemic in Greece

The president of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) Theofilos Rosenberg expressed concern about the measles epidemic in Greece. "The epidemic does...

Availability Scheme Causing Problems in Greek Hospitals

Serious problems are expected to arise within the next days in public hospitals across Greece due to the placement of hospital drivers in an...

One in Two Doctors Out of New Greek Healthcare Network

One in two doctors in Greece decided not to participate in the new Primary National Health Network (PEDY), implemented by the Greek Minister of...

Olive Oil Under The Microscope

The Greek father of medicine, Hippocrates, was the first to mention the health and therapeutic benefits of olive oil, calling it “the great therapeutic”....

Greece First in Antibiotics Use in Europe

According to recent data by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Greece comes first in antibiotics consumption in the European Union. Kathimerini newspaper,...

Four Deaths Due to Flu Epidemic Outbreak in Greece

The influenza virus is spreading rapidly in Greece this winter, with four deaths recorded so far, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control...

10 Little-known Natural Home Remedies from Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks thought that getting sick with disease was a form of punishment by the gods for something they did or didn’t do....
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A Lethal Cocktail Made in Athens: Austerity and Addiction

On Iasonos Street in downtown Athens, a popular hangout for drug addicts, 27-year-old Michalis is looking for his dealer to buy his fix. Like most...

Medical Errors That Shook Greece

From incorrect medical assessments and contaminated blood transfusions, to errors that left patients paralyzed or with serious disabilities, physicians in Greece have also had...

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