Lung Cancer Becomes an Epidemic in Greece

In spite of stricter laws banning smoking in public places, including cafes, bars and nightclubs, that have been enforced since 2010, deaths due to...

Winter Flu Kills 17, Say Greek Authorities

An outbreak of influenza has killed 17 people over the winter, the Greek authorities have revealed. New data from the Greek Center for Disease Control...

Man Sells His Kidney Due To Financial Problems

Shocking as it may seem, it is true: a man from the island of Rodos has posted an advertisement on aggelies.vres.gr website, in which...

One in Two Doctors Wants to Leave Greece

One in two doctors in Greece considers that working conditions are bad, while bullying, demeaning remarks and gender discrimination are frequent in Greek hospitals. The...

Huffington Post: The Reality Behind The Greek ‘Success Story’

On the occasion of the Greek “success story,” as claimed by Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis during his recent visit to the Imperial College...

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...

The Dismal State of the Greek Health System in Two Photos

The deteriorating state of the Greek health system is pictured in these photos taken at the emergency unit of the Venizeleio Hospital of Crete. Hospital...

Survey: Athens is the Most Stressful City in the EU

Its inhabitants know this for a fact, but now it's official - the Greek capital is the most stressful city in the EU, according...

Flu Cases on Rise in Greece

Flu cases have been rising in Greece. Numerous Greeks are displaying suspected flu-like symptoms lately and many patients are in a critical condition in...

Hotel Manager Contradicts Sick Tourists in Rhodes: “Virus Not Alarming”

The virus that has infected hundreds of tourists of a 5-star hotel in Rhodes is not worrisome, according to the 'Lindos Imperial Resort &...

Flu Strikes Migrants Left Out in Tents in Aegean Islands’ Camps

As Greece is struck by the winter cold, many refugees living in the migrant reception centers throughout the country are being forced to live...

Dietitians Recommend Cretan-Mediterranean Diet for a Healthy Heart

According to WHO, cardiovascular diseases are the cause of death for 17.5 million people annually. Every 4 seconds, a heart attack takes place somewhere...

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