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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...

149 People Drowned in Greek Seas in the First Half of 2019

The number of people drowning in Greece's seas has increased by a shocking rate. The Greek Coast Guard revealed 149 people died in the sea...
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...

”Ebola Not to Blame” for Italian Girl’s Death, Greek Health Experts Claim

There is no evidence to suggest that the death of a 17-year-old Italian girl was caused by the Ebola virus, the National Public Health...

Greek Hospital Launches Lung Transplant Program

The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center has now been licensed by the Greek Health Ministry to perform lung transplants, in collaboration with the Attikon University...

Greek Anti-Smoking Efforts on International No-Tobacco Day

May 31st has been established by the World Health Organization as the international ''No-Tobacco Day." This day is a great opportunity for Greece and Greek...

Greek and Cypriot Healthcare Systems Close to EU Average, Study Finds

The National Healthcare Systems of Greece (ESY) and Cyprus (GESY) are ranked 18th and 15th respectively out of the twenty-eight healthcare systems in the...

Study Finds 15,000 Greeks Die Annually From Smoking-Related Causes

A new study, presented by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTC) on Saturday in Trikala, Greece, showed that approximately fifteen thousand Greeks die every year...

Athens’ Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece’s National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of...

Study Finds Greek Olives from Kalamata Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece's Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve...

Seven More People Die From Influenza This Week in Greece

Seven more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (KEELPNO) latest figures,...

Report Says Most Greeks Haven’t Seen a Doctor in a Year

According to data from the year 2017, which was published by Eurostat on Monday, Greek citizens are the least likely to visit a doctor...

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