British Girl Goes Blind After Spiked Drinks at Zakynthos Party

Spiked drinks (known as bombes) are served in some bars and clubs in Athens and resorts known for partying resulted in huge problems for...

Greek Health Minister: No Risk to Public Health from Malaria Outbreaks

There are no risks to public health in Greece and blood banks are sufficiently stocked, Health Minister Andreas Xanthos said after a meeting with...

Health Ministry Says There Is ‘Not a Proven Outbreak’ of Malaria in Greece

"There is absolutely no reason to have concerns over the possibility of a malaria outbreak," the secretary general of the Health Ministry Yiannis Baskozos...

Amidst Malaria Fears Greece Bans Blood Donations in 12 Districts

So far this year Greece has seen 65 cases of malaria compared to the 85 cases it saw for the entire year of 2015,...

Purple Spots Mystery: Greek Vendouzes Become a Thing at The Olympics

Many people have raised an eyebrow over the purple colored circles dotting some of the athletes bodies at the Rio Olympics. What you are...

On the Verge of Shut-Down: Public Health Services Across Greece

According to a report published on Tuesday by the Panhellenic Federation of Employees at Public Hospitals (POEDIN), Greece's National Health Service (ESY) is on...

Greek Government to Recruit 20,000 Civil Servants

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looks to make changes to the constitution as well as initiate a hiring spree of some 20,000 civil servants over the...

Stats Show Greeks Living Longer, but with More Health Problems

Recent statistics published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority show that although Greeks are living longer, their quality of health is deteriorating. According to the report...

Protests in Greek Migrant Camp Following Death of Syrian Refugee Woman

A Syrian women in her late twenties was found unconscious in the communal showers at the refugee camp of Diavata. She was taken to...

Unsafe Water Pollution Levels Found at 4 Attica Beaches

Swimmers should be cautious when selecting a beach of which to take a swim in the Attica region, representatives from Greece’s National Center for...

Center for Disease Control Says Greece’s Migrant Facilities Sub-par and Need to be Closed

On Tuesday the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) revealed their assessment of 16 migrants centers across Greece following health inspections earlier this...

How Tall Are the Greeks Compared to Other Nationalities?

Latvian and Dutch men and women are the tallest in the world, according to a global study by NCD-RisC, a pooled analysis of 1698...

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