Three Greek Suicides In One Day

With 20 percent of Greeks pushed into poverty by crushing austerity measures while tax evaders who owe $70 billion continue to largely escape paying,...

Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

After five No-Smoking laws in the last decade have been largely ignored by Greeks, who light ‘em up more than any other European country,...

Switzerland Donates Less Blood to Greece

Blood donations in Greece are insufficient to cover high blood transfusion needs. Switzerland, Greece's main blood donor, will reduce blood donations forcing the Greek government to take...

Corfu Man Falls Victim to Flu

A 36-year-old man on the island of Corfu has died from the flu, becoming the seventh victim of the disease this season, putting the...

Greece First in Opiate Addiction Care

An assessment in care provided to patients with opiate addiction, brought Greece to the first place among 10 European countries. The EQUATOR study (European Quality...

Skotino, Crete’s Non-Smoking Village

This past summer, Greek journalist Foteini Eleftheriou,  from the news site ekriktiko.gr visited the village Skotino (meaning "dark" in English) near Heraclion, Crete, to...

Greece Seeks EU Milk Money For Students

Amid reports that many school children are going hungry, students will soon be able to join a European Union-subsidized program to provide milk to...

Greek MP’s Flout No Smoking Law

Joining other Greeks who have ignored five smoking bans in the last decade and light up just about wherever and wherever they want, Greek...

US Flu Epidemic Reaches Greece

Health officials said that a flu strain sweeping the United States has reached Greece and that at least four people have died. The Hellenic...

Greek Doctor Exodus, 4,000 Flee Country

Many Greek doctors, fearing a dead-end future with pay cuts and limited opportunities, are leaving to find jobs and better life in other countries,...

High Oil Prices Drive Greeks to Burn Wood

Greeks cutting back on household expenses are turning from oil to wood to heat their homes, but in turn are filling the night air...

Greek Researchers Show Coke’s Health Benefits

Apparently, things do go better with Coke, at least according to Greek researchers. The new edition of the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics presents a...

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