Greece Hit Hardest in Europe by Flu Virus

According to data by the European Center for Disease Prevention (ECDC), released by the Athens Medical Association, in 2014, Greece has the highest rate...

Greek Motto: Worry, Don’t Be Happy

If you take into account pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions, a record unemployment rate, rising suicides, 20 percent of the population in poverty,...

Greeks Quit Smoking Due to Financial Crisis

The fear over their health and the financial crisis are two main parameters forcing Greeks to quit smoking. More and more smokers have been...

Thessaloniki Pharmacists’ Association: Acute Shortages of Prescription Drugs and Vaccines

The president of the Thessaloniki Pharmacists’ Association, Kyriakos Theodosiadis, said that there are many acute shortages of prescription drugs, including some vital vaccinations for...

Eurobarometer Poll Reveals Greeks Don’t Like Exercise

According to an opinion poll carried out by Eurobarometer, Greeks are not huge fans of exercise. As Eurobarometer data findings showed, Greece is among...

December 6th Marks St. Nicholas Day, Even Google Celebrates!

Sometimes we are all children.  Today even Google chose to put out its boots hoping that Saint Nicholas will fill them up with goodies....

New Cretan Immune Boosting Supplement to Be Released Next Month

A new food supplement with immune strengthening properties, that was created by researchers at the University of Crete in Greece, consisting of three popular...

Greek Pharmacists on Indefinite Strike

Pharmacists in Greece are going on a lasting strike, starting Wednesday, March 26, in response to the government’s latest agreement with the troika to...

Greece Faces Measles Increase

A new report from Greece’s National Centre for the Control and Prevention of Diseases says it is impossible to rule out not only a...

Influenza Death Toll in Greece Hits 110

The deadly onslaught of the flu continues. According to KEELPNO’s (Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention) data, the flu had claimed 110 victims...

Report: Greek Boys Top European Obesity Table

Greek boys are among the most obese in Europe, a new report has found. Research from the EU's Joint Research Council found that more than a...

Greek MERS Patient Still in Critical Condition

The Greek healthcare worker who contracted MERS (Middle East respiratory Syndrome) is still in critical condition, the doctors said. The illness proves to be...

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