The Greek Heart Surgeon Who Has Operated on 15,000 Children For Free

Greek media have given Dr. Afksendiyos Kalangos many names. They have called him "the doctor of the poor," "a saint without a halo," "the...

Ninety-one Citizens Die of Influenza This Winter in Greece

Seventeen people died of influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), which published its...

Report Says Most Greeks Haven’t Seen a Doctor in a Year

According to data from the year 2017, which was published by Eurostat on Monday, Greek citizens are the least likely to visit a doctor...

Tapping Into Greece’s Hidden Wealth: Our Ten Best Natural Hot Springs

Greece is gradually discovering the potential tourist goldmine of its plentiful, and in most cases little-known, natural hot springs. Due to Greece's unique geology,...

Greek Life Expectancy Now Twelfth-Highest in Europe

According to the most recent data published by the Greek Statistics Authority (ELSTAT), the average life expectancy of Greek citizens rose from 77.2 years in...

Influenza Claims 74 Lives in Greece So Far This Year

Seventy four people have died of influenza complications so far this year in Greece according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Council of Europe Criticizes Greece for Treatment of Mental Health and Immigrants

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) of the Council of Europe published a report on...

Greek Authorities on Alert as Flu Claims 56 Lives

Greek health authorities have become increasingly concerned over the past several weeks as fifty-six people have died of flu complications so far this year,...

Flu Claims Thirty-Nine Lives in Greece This Winter

A 49-year-old man in Chania, Crete who died on Thursday at a local hospital is the latest victim of this year's influenza outbreak in...

First Cannabis Vending Machine Installed in Athens

Athenians and tourists can now buy cannabis products from a vending machine which was installed earlier this week in the center of the Greek...

EU Commissioner Blasts Greek Health Minister for Smoking in Public

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety launched a verbal attack on Monday against  Greek deputy health minister Pavlos Polakis for smoking in public. Vytenis Andrikaitis, who...

Greek Woman Pregnant with Three-Parent Baby

A 32-year-old Greek woman is on course to give birth to a baby boy carrying DNA from three people. She participated in the first known...

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