Volunteers Guard Dumping Ground in Haliacmon River

An unusual move was made by volunteers, regarding the dumping area close to the Haliacmon River. The volunteers have been guarding the dumping ground because...

Greece Will Not Become Holland

Regarding the issue of drug use, the Justice Minister, Mr. Papaioannou said that there is no possibility that Greece will become like Holland. The...

Reforms in Health Care System

A new bill proposing reforms in the Social Solidarity system will be ready by the Hellenic Ministry of Health by August 15. Under the new bill,...

Pharmacist Unions Warn Medicines No Longer Given on Credit

Pharmacist unions have warned that, from September, they will stop selling medicines on credit to insurants of social security funds that owe them money,...

Decriminalization of Drug Use

The Greek government made the first big step regarding decriminalization of drug use. Justice Minister Miltiadis Papaioannou presented to the Greek Parliament the basic...

Lignite Causes Health Problems in Macedonia

According to research, the children who live near lignite factories, such as in Western Macedonia, tend to suffer from respiratory problems, especially when...

Advantages of the Cretan Diet

The results of research conducted in 7 countries revealing the advantages of the Cretan diet[...]

Greeks Become Sperm Donors Due to Economic Crisis

Due to the economic crisis, hundreds of Greeks and immigrants living in Greece are willing to sell their sperm to earn money, especially during...

The Island of the “Blind”

700 of the 32.000 residents of Lefkada, an island  in the Ionian Sea, claim that they are blind, many of them from birth, and have...

Cannabis Discovered in Kefalonia, Rhodes, Crete and Pella

A 69 year old man in Lixouri, Kefalonia had planted Indian cannabis plants among other trees around his house.  The cannabis plants had...

Bout of HIV in Athens Blamed on Prostitution

Data of the National Center for Prevention and Control of Disease has shown an unprecendented percentage of increase over the last year. HIV infections...

West Nile Virus Threatens Greece

A case of West Nile Encephalitis has been recorded in an adult in the area of Karditsa, Greece. Local authorities are acting immediately to...

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