Health

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Greek Health Minister Makis Voridis has finally decided to withdraw his decree allowing nurses to prescribe drugs and medical supplies to patients, just three days ahead...

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Fronditha Care, an organization established to provide care services for the Greek-Australian elderly in Melbourne and Newcastle, has organized a special workshop in Athens in...

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Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat...

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The number of blood donors in Greece is decreasing significantly, according to figures by the National Center for Blood Donation (EKEA). Data provided by EKEA show a...

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The rapid spread of the flu virus in Greece is due to the fact that this year's vaccine is not effective against the A(H3N2)...

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

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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...

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More than half of the Greek schoolchildren living in the country’s poor areas face “food insecurity,” suffering from a lack of access to enough...

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Life expectancy at birth has risen in Greece reaching 80.7 years, while the EU28 average is 79.2 years, according to a new OECD report. Published...

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World AIDS Day in 2014 finds Greece on a positive note as cases have decreased this year, after a rise in HIV infections in...

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The Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has recently announced that the number of HIV infections in 2013 fell for the first time...

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In a basketball court in Ierapetra, Crete, will eventually be transferred the 700 immigrants from various countries that were on board the cargo ship M/V...