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Ikaria in study to unlock secrets of longevity

A "Mediterranean-type" diet combined with exercise and a quiet, stress-free lifestyle are the secrets to a long life, according to a study carried out in the five locations around the world
October 15, 2016

Greeks return to the Mediterranean diet as result of the economic crisis

The Greeks turn to the Mediterranean diet as a result of the economic crisis, a new survey showed.
October 15, 2016

Eight young refugees treated for hepatitis A in northern Greece

Eight young refugees, aged 2 to 18, are being treated for hepatitis A at the hospital of Kilkis, the head of Macedonia and Thrace's 4th Health Region Stratis Plomaritis told ANA-MPA on Thursday.
August 11, 2016

No public health 'time bomb' from refugee flows, says health official

The General Secretary of Public Health Yiannis Baskozos dismissed on Friday talk that Greece is facing a public health "time bomb" as a result of the large flows of refugees that continue to arrive in the country.
March 6, 2016

WHO: Zika virus spreading explosively in Americas

World Health Organization warns that Zika virus, seen as possible cause of severe birth defects, is spreading rapidly through Americas and could affect as many as 4 million people
January 28, 2016

Special Report: The latest sign of Greece's decay - children's teeth

It was the first time in weeks Anthoula Papazoi had cooked meat. She had stewed the cut of beef, donated by a friend, on a low flame all morning. But now the casserole sat untouched,
Reuters: November 5, 2015