Anti-Smoking Law Returns Once More

The under-secretary for Health, Zeta Makris has signed a memo in which it is highlighted that smoking in public places is prohibited, in an...

Greek Financial Crisis is Contributing to Obesity

The Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity (HMAO) carried out a new study about the obesity in Greece. In the last 10 years the level...

OKANA Chief Accused of Mismanagement

According to the newspaper, "To Vima," the Ministry of Health has demanded the resignation of Meni Malliori, the Anti Drugs Organization (OKANA) chief, because...

International Conference on Genetics, Geriatrics, Neuroscience on Corfu

The latest developments in genetics, geriatrics and neuroscience - three modern and popular scientific fields - will be discussed by foreign and Greek scientists...

Nursing Homes Emptying During Crisis

More and more Greek families are relying on their elderly relatives'  pensions. With soaring unemployment and reduced salaries and allowances, pensions of a few...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the...

Greek Health Minister Will Visit Hospitals in Secret

The Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiadis announced on Tuesday that he will pay a surprise visit to at least one state hospital in...

The Life Expectancy of Greeks Reduced

The effects of austerity measures on healthcare are serious. According to data, the life expectancy of Greeks has dropped from 81 to 78 years. “The...

Greek Parents Tried for Giving Birth at Home

An unusual kind of trial took place in the First Misdemeanor Court of Thessaloniki, Greece. It was probably the first time that so many...

Greece Nixes Brothels In Residential Areas

For those who want them, brothels in Greece - most of them operating unlawfully although prostitution is legal - are easy to find, even...

Greek Donkey Milk, Olive Oil Cosmetics

Ten years ago, her husband made a farm with horses and donkeys in Edessa, out of love for the four-footed creatures. It was then...

Three Psychiatric Hospitals To Shut Down

Zero hour for the three biggest psychiatric hospitals in Greece has come, as by the end of this year they will have to shut...

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