Greek Doctors, Nurses Get Ready for 24-Hour Strike

Medical staff from Greek state hospitals will go on strike on Wednesday, angry at government hiring practices and a lack of money they claim...
Dr. Eleni Melliou presenting an award to Ioannis Prodromou of Yianni’s Olive Grove

Competition Spotlights Olive Oil Health Benefits and Scientific Studies

The 2018 edition of the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards in Athens evaluated more samples than any other olive oil competition in the world:...
The popularity of superfoods is growing at a fast pace. This is simply because these mostly natural food is packed with high levels of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals while they also provide countless benefits that help live a longer and healthier life.

Here’s Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground...

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...

Greece Tightens Health Care Provisions for Migrants, Asylum Seekers

The Greek government is planning to tighten up procedures for providing free health care and other benefits to thousands of migrants and asylum seekers. According...

Coronavirus Fears Cause Mask Shortage, Skyrocketing Prices in Greece

Protective facial masks have become a rare item in Greece as pharmacies are unable to cope with demand, the president of the the Athens...

Athens Public Hospital Left Without Cancer Medication

Dozens of cancer patients at Laiko public hospital in Athens are left without treatment as medication ran out, according to the Athens Medical Association...

How Tall Are the Greeks Compared to Other Nationalities?

Latvian and Dutch men and women are the tallest in the world, according to a global study by NCD-RisC, a pooled analysis of 1698...

Grave Errors in the Way Six in 10 Greek Death Certificates are Recorded

Life in Greece may be difficult, however, death isn't easy either. Not only are grave plots in short supply, meaning that loved ones of...

Athens Medical Association: Hospitals Experiencing Shortages, Postponing Cancer Treatments

Shortages of essential supplies and medication are forcing Greek hospitals to postpone scheduled treatments, including those for cancer patients, the Athens Medical Association (AMA)...

Anti-Smoking Law in Greece a Lost Cause

Despite the fact that the law against smoking in public places went into effect almost 10 years ago (2008), Greece is not even close...

Greek Health Authorities Issue Measles Warning

The rise in the number of measles cases in Greece has forced the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO) to issue a warning. The...

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