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...

Influenza Outbreak Claims at Least 18 Lives in Greece

An outbreak of influenza, commonly known as the winter flu, has killed 18 people across the country in just one week, Greek public health...

Greeks Turn to E-Cigarettes to Quit Tobacco Reveals New Study

A new study commissioned by the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens, the National School of Public Health and the universities of Patra and...

Abandoned Babies Celebrate Their First Christmas in Greece’s Largest Maternity Hospital

The holiday season has an additional meaning to workers at Greece's largest maternity hospital. The babies in their care are not enveloped in the...

Greek Children Among the Most Overweight in Europe

File photo Greek children are among the most overweight in Europe because of their poor eating habits. One in two adults over 60 years of...

Greeks Have Increased Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes, Study Shows

A combination of being overweight, not engaging in enough physical activity and an unbalanced diet is the culprit for the growing number of Greeks who...

Greek Research Team Creates Dyslexia Diagnostic Tool

By: Phil Butler* According to Dyslexia International, the number of children and adults worldwide who are at risk of lifelong illiteracy because of dyslexia may...

Oncology Professor Says Cancer Can Soon be a Chronic Illness

Cancer can turn from a terminal to a chronic illness within the next 10 years, said surgeon oncologist Yiannis Spiliotis on Sunday. The director of...

” A World Without Smoking” Conference Held in Trikala

Philanthropist George D. Behrakis (L) and Trikala Mayor Dimitris Papastergiou (R) The ninth Panhellenic Student Conference, titled "Education for a World Without Smoking"    was...

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