Greece May Waive 25 Euros Hospital Fee

One of the most onerous measures in a $17.45 billion spending cut and tax hike plan that Prime Minister Antonis Samaras narrowly ushered through...

Bulgarian Doctors, Pharmacists Make House Calls in Xanthi

Bulgarian doctors and pharmacists are offering home visits and medication to the residents of Greek villages located near the border, according to reports of...

No Job, No Health Care, Left to Die

Highlighting just how hard life is in Greece for many people where nearly two million are out of work, the New York Times, in...

US Flu Epidemic Reaches Greece

Health officials said that a flu strain sweeping the United States has reached Greece and that at least four people have died. The Hellenic...

Greek Austerity Is Killing People

There's new evidence that austerity measures being imposed by the government on the orders of international lenders to write down the country's crushing debt...

High Oil Prices Drive Greeks to Burn Wood

Greeks cutting back on household expenses are turning from oil to wood to heat their homes, but in turn are filling the night air...

Greek Doctors of the World Visit Remote Areas

The Greek humanitarian organization Medecins du Monde (MdM) (Doctors of the World) has been conducting visits to remote island and mainland areas of Greece...

Neurosurgeon Archontakis’ Guinness World Record

George Archontakis from Crete is the only Greek neurosurgeon who entered Guiness World Records for a very difficult surgery he carried out successfully. The surgery...

Greeks Cut Medicine During Crisis

Greece's lingering economic crisis is making Greeks cut back on medicines as well as other necessities, with 33 percent saying they've curbed how much...

TEDMED Live Athens 2013

People who have excelled in many different sectors and have remarkable ideas and diverse approaches on trends, treatments and technologies, will meet in Athens...

Georgiadis Tells Doctors To Return Overcharges

Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis has sent a veiled warning in the form of an “open invitation” to the doctors who work for the...

Crisis Pushes Elderly Out of Spas

While Greece is enjoying a record tourist season, one sector taking a big hit is the cities with therapeutic spas that are frequented mainly...

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