Throat Cancer Cases Caused by HPV

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is responsible for developing a 15 to 20 percent of the total number of oropharyngeal (throat) cancer incidences. Especially, HPV...

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,...

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 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...

14 Confirmed Cases of West Nile Virus in Xanthi

The number of confirmed cases of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Xanthi, Greece, has reached 14, which is increasing dramatically from week to...

Greece Starts Sweep Of Drug Addicts

A roundup of 132 drug users by the government has upset critics, including coalition partner Democratic Left (DIMAR) and opposition party Coalition of the...

Malaria Risk in Xanthi and Evros

The first cases of West Nile virus have already made their appearance  in Greece,  according to official KEELPNO figures, with Xanthi and Evros topping...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

Health Care Workers Protest Cuts

Upset with big pay cuts and not being paid for months in some cases, Greek medical workers warned that reductions in the health care...

Greek Former PM George Papandreou on Marijuana: “Legalize it”

In an article entitled “An innovative approach to the use of marijuana,” which was uploaded on Mr. George Papandreou’s personal website, the former Prime...

With Staff Cuts, Eight Hospitals Move Patients

A plan by the government to consolidate hospitals into health centers and to reduce health care staff by 1,618 people is leading to the...

EOPPY Doctors Oppose Troika Dictates

The Troika of Greece's international lenders, the European Union-International Monetary Fund-European Central Bank have decided to give the right to EOPYY patients of freely...

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