How Safe Is Your Beach? Special App Tells all You Need to Know

A special application lets you find out how safe the beach where you intend to dive is. The free application, which can be downloaded...

Mediterranean Diet Slashes Risk of Diabetes by a Third

According to a recent study by Harvard University that complied diets and medical histories of 200,000 health professionals in the U.S. over a period of 20 years, the...

Saucy Blood Donor Ads Slammed for Showing Sexy Nurses [video]

Greek medical staff are angered by the advertisements promoting blood donation by reinforcing negative stereotypes featuring nurses as actresses in the adult film industry. The...

Patient Receives Treatment for Bizarre Case of Spaceship Injury

An unusual case made its way to private ANT1 TV's morning show on Tuesday. A patient visited a chemist with a prescription for drugs...

Hospital Staff to Protest Against Health Policies on June 8

Protests are planned at public hospitals around Greece on Wednesday, June 8. In Athens, medical staff will rally outside the Ministry of Health at...

Lonely Planet: Handlebar Cafe in Athens Among World’s Best

Greek cyclists are constantly growing in numbers. Bike free days are growing in popularity despite the uneven terrain, and Lonely Planet has even listed...

Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water in Greece?

Tourists as well as expats in Greece seem to have conflicting information concerning the safety of drinking tap water in Greece. Maybe this is...

Greek Teens With Bad Habits: Sweet 16 Drinkers, Smokers, Junkies, Gamblers

The University Mental Health Research Institute of Greece studying addictive adolescent behaviors found that apart from smoking, drinking and narcotics, Greek teens also have a...

Teen Spirit: Study Finds Greek Students Smoke, Drink, Do Drugs at 13 Years

The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) revealed alarming statistics for Greek teenagers. The study, conducted on behalf of ESPAD...

Refugees Enter Municipal Meeting Holding Snakes and Scorpions

Refugees holding snakes and scorpions barged into the hall where a meeting was being held by the Municipality of Larissa, capital and the largest...

Where to Run in Athens

Sometimes the best part of a run is feeling completely removed from the city, almost like a mental vacation of sorts. In Athens, there are...

Destination Evia: The Perfect Escape

When you want to experience true Greek culture and the country’s natural beauty, you go to an island that Greeks themselves vacation on, Evia....