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...
Olive oils and other products on the shelf at the Pantopoleion tis Mesogiakis Diatrofis, with a tasting table and stools in front of them

Answers to Five Questions about Buying and Storing Olive Oil

What do Greek experts say about how to choose and store extra virgin olive oil so you can get the most out of its...

Family of American Who Died in Greece ”Saves” 8 People By Donating His Organs

The family of a 30-year old American citizen who died in Greece recently, decided to donate his organs, saving the lives of eight different...

Measles Threat Resurfacing in Greece, World Health Organization Warns

The number of measles cases is skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is even surging in four countries previously considered to have eradicated it,...

Greek Health Authorities Report Four Deaths, 47 Cases of West Nile Virus in One...

Greek health authorities expressed concern once again on Thursday about the spread of the West Nile Virus across the nation, as four people lost...

Greece Records Two Deaths from West Nile Virus

Greek health authorities disclosed on Thursday that Greece has experienced the first deaths this year from the West Nile virus. The two victims of...

Can Chios Island’s Mastic Resin Heal What Ails Humanity?

The beneficial effects of mastic gum, a resin produced by the Pistachio lentiscus tree on the Greek island of Chios, has spread worldwide. The iconic...

Venomous Lionfish Spotted in Waters off Crete

Lionfish, a species of ray-finned fish which are native to the region of the western Indo-Pacific, have been recently spotted in the waters off...

Greek Government Directs Local Authorities to Enforce Ban on Smoking

Greece's Health Ministry sent detailed instructions to local authorities throughout the country on Monday regarding the strict implementation of a smoking ban in public...

Greek Government Determined to Enforce Anti-Smoking Legislation Across the Country

The battle to improve citizens' health by reducing smoking was the subject of a meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with the...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

Five Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Greece in 2019

Five cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been diagnosed so far this year in Greece, up to and including July 18,...

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