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...

Greece has a Surplus of 20,000 Doctors

Greece has a surplus of 20,000 doctors, with the total number reaching almost 70,000, and a substantial percentage of them being unemployed, says a...

Refugee Centers to Set Up Communal Kitchens

Three refugee centers in northern Greece on Thursday announced plans to launch communal kitchens in order to replace food distribution by catering firms, in...

Greek Geneticists Claim New Procedure Reverses Menopause [video]

Scientists claim that they have discovered a way to help women who have gone through menopause re-start their menstruation cycles, New Science reports. In Greece,...

Cannabis for Medical Use to be Legalized in Greece

The Greek Health Ministry on Monday announced the formation of a working group consisting of  academics, psychiatrists, and scientific and legal advisers of the...

Greece’s Health Ministry Trying to Restrict E-cigarettes in Public Places

The Health Ministry in Greece has drafted a bill that would prohibit the usage of electronic cigarettes in public enclosed places. The bill was tabled...