Greek Plants Offer A Wealth of Natural Remedies

The Greek countryside is considered ecologically to be among the richest and most diverse in Europe, with thousands of different species of indigenous vegetation growing wild on the...

The First Lifebank in Greece

A different type of bank is expected to open its doors in February in Greece; a bank for volunteer bone marrow donors. The aim...

17 Million Euros From Bribes Go To Health and Educational Sectors

The Greek Minister of Education and Religious Affairs Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos is expected to meet today with the Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiadis, at...

Tsipras: New Health Bill, Gift to Private Interests

In a statement issued after a meeting with the board of EOPYY, the president of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras asked for the immediate withdrawal of...

Robot Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Introduced in Greece

An innovative approach to orthopedic surgery using robots has been introduced by Greek doctors. The new technology is provided by the U.S. MAKO corporation,...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

Greek Parents Tried for Giving Birth at Home

An unusual kind of trial took place in the First Misdemeanor Court of Thessaloniki, Greece. It was probably the first time that so many...

Anti-Smoking Law Returns Once More

The under-secretary for Health, Zeta Makris has signed a memo in which it is highlighted that smoking in public places is prohibited, in an...

Greek Health Minister Will Visit Hospitals in Secret

The Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiadis announced on Tuesday that he will pay a surprise visit to at least one state hospital in...

Greek Doctor Strike Continues

The doctors of the Greek National Health Services Agency (EOPYY) will continue to strike until January 17, as announced today by the Executive Secretariat...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the...

Bridge For Greek Special Needs Kids

For Athens kindergarten teacher Sophia Fokianou, 48, a new after-school volunteer program to help students with special needs, such as her 18-year-old daughter, has...

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