Greece’s Highest Court Bans Smoking in Casinos, Entertainment Venues

The Council of State, Greece's highest court, ruled that smoking be prohibited in casinos and entertainment venues exceeding 300 square meters, annulling a previous...

This Greek Village is an Oasis of Non-Smoking in a Nation of Smokers (video)

For the past forty years, no resident in the village of Skotino in the Hersonissos municipality of Heraklion, Crete, has taken a puff on...

Greek Woman is the Mastermind Behind Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

Dr. Maria Themeli is a researcher who has made a crucial contribution to the treatment of blood cancer with the production of CAR-T cells which fight...

Groundbreaking Digital Dyslexia Screening Going Public in Greece

By Phil Butler* A pioneering method, dubbed RADAR, which diagnoses dyslexia will soon be available in selected municipal centers across Greece and Cyprus. Developed by an...

Seven More People Die From Influenza This Week in Greece

Seven more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (KEELPNO) latest figures,...

One-Hundred Eleven Die from Influenza in Greece This Year

Twenty more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), which published...

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...

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