Serifos to Establish Greece’s First Smoke-Free Beach

Serifos' Vagia beach will become Greece's first smoke-free beach, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Athanassios K. Laskarides Foundation and the...
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Greek Restaurateur Saves Choking Customer in Dramatic Video

A Greek restaurant owner in Chania, Crete, saved the life of a customer who was choking last Saturday by applying an emergency procedure called...

Greek and Cypriot Healthcare Systems Close to EU Average, Study Finds

The National Healthcare Systems of Greece (ESY) and Cyprus (GESY) are ranked 18th and 15th respectively out of the twenty-eight healthcare systems in the...

Study Finds 15,000 Greeks Die Annually From Smoking-Related Causes

A new study, presented by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTC) on Saturday in Trikala, Greece, showed that approximately fifteen thousand Greeks die every year...

Athens’ Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece’s National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of...

Greek Start-Up Company Facilitates Remote Brain Imaging Using the Internet

Advantis Medical Imaging is a Greek start-up company which aims to make brain imaging more accessible to more people by using modern technology and...

PM Tsipras Defends Minister’s Outburst Against Wheelchair-Bound Opponent

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday defended his minister Pavlos Polakis, who had earlier launched a crude verbal attack on social media against an...

Greek Doctors Save Passenger on International Flight

Two Greek doctors saved the life of a 54-year-old woman who fell gravely ill during a  flight between Lisbon and Zurich recently. Cardiologists Giorgos Angelopoulos...

”Doctors Without Borders” Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price...

Three-Parent Baby Boy Born in Greece in Medical Breakthrough

A 32-year-old Greek woman gave birth on Tuesday to a baby boy carrying DNA from three people. The child's birth is the result of...

Study Finds Greek Olives from Kalamata Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece's Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve...

Greek “Good Samaritan” Named Best Doctor in Europe for 2019

Dr. Anargiros Mariolis, from the town of Areopolis in the Peloponnese, was recently awarded the WONCA Award of Excellence in Health Care in recognition...

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