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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,...

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...

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...

Shortages in the Greek Health Sector

The health sector is registering shortages in a number of areas, including ambulance vehicles. In one case, in Istaia in Evia, a patient was...

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...

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...

“Life Debag” Conference Highlights the Perils of the Use of Plastic Bags in Greece

Each Greek citizen uses, on average, between 240 and 500 plastic bags each year, many of which wind up in the sea or in...

Majority of Greeks Say Economic Crisis has Taken a Toll on their Health

The health of Greeks has deteriorated during the economic crisis and this has had serious effects on the operation of the country’s health system,...

Flu Victims : 60 People Dead in One Week

The number of people affected by the flu in Greece has increased dramatically, leaving 60 people dead since last Monday. More precisely, nine more...

Economic Crisis Leaves 44% of Greeks with Poor Mental Health

Depression, anxiety, frustration, fear, disappointment and anger are some of the negative emotions that 44 percent of Greeks feel as a result of the...

Greek Lifestyle Could Lead to Deteriorating Health

The Mediterranean diet does not seem to be saving Greeks from hampering their health, according to the results of a new survey. The survey to...

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