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4,000 Dogs Rescued from Animal Experimentation Facility

  Almost 4,000 dogs need new homes after being rescued from a facility in Virginia that sold them for drug experiments in laboratories. The facility has now been shut down due to abuses of animal rights, and organizations are working to...

COVID-19 Vaccines Affect Menstruation Reveals New Study

Clinical studies on multiple COVID-19 vaccines have disregarded effects of vaccines on women’s menstruation. There were countless complaints to doctors about related symptoms soon after immunizations were made available to the general population. Many women became aware of heavier-than-normal periods. The...

Covid-19 Deaths Spike During Last Week in Greece

Health authorities in Greece announced on Tuesday that 355 deaths from Covid-19 were registered in the week 25-31 July. This represents a significant increase from the previous week's 271 virus-related deaths. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) said that there...

Conjoined Twins in Brazil Separated with Help of Virtual Reality

Three-year-old twins in Brazil who were conjoined at the head have been successfully separated with the help of virtual reality. Twins Bernardo and Arthur Lima underwent surgeries in Rio de Janeiro with support and direction from Great Ormond Street Hospital...

Artichokes: The 3,000-Year-Old Greek Superfood

The artichoke is one of the oldest known Greek superfoods, with many powerful medicinal properties, while it is also used in delicious recipes

Greece Records 136,077 New Cases of COVID-19 in a Week

Health authorities in Greece announced 136,077 new cases of COVID-19 and 271 virus-related deaths during the week of July 18th to July 24th. Of these, nineteen percent were identified as reinfections. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced...

Try These Natural Greek Remedies to Make Mosquitoes Go Away

For many, summertime means mosquitoes.

Monkeypox Now Global Health Emergency, Europe at High Risk

The World Health Organization has labeled monkeypox a global health emergency, the highest alert level, as the virus continues to spread worldwide. The risk of monkeypox is still considered moderate globally, except in Europe, where WHO officials say the...

Eating Like Orthodox Monks: “The Athos Diet”

Greek-American Pete Patitsas, an emergency medicine doctor, looked to the monks of Greece's Mount Athos for inspiration and direction in his book on diet and healthy living. The Athos Diet: Before There Was Atkins, There Was Athos, establishes what Patitsas...

Ten Greek Superfoods You Need In Your Diet

Greek cuisine is full of nutrient-rich superfoods.

The Greek Heart Surgeon Who Has Operated on 15,000 Children For Free

Dr. Kalangos began his career as a cardiovascular surgeon at the Geneva Medical School Hospital in Switzerland in 1993. In 1998.

Greece’s Amazing Summer Fruits That You Must Try

When it comes to fruit, Greece has among the best fruit anywhere on the globe with an assortment of fresh fruits that is second to none, particularly during the summer. Fruit, full of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, not only helps...

Athens Air Quality Ranks Near Bottom Among European Cities

Athens' air quality ranks 227th of 343 European cities in a new report by the European Environment Agency. The air pollution in Greece's capital, which officials have grappled with for decades, is considered "moderate" according to data standards. The report...

Microbes Trapped in Tibetan Glacier May Spark New Pandemics

Scientists have uncovered more than 900 unknown species of microbes living inside glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau which could spark a wave of new pandemics if released. Analysis of the microbes' genomes revealed that some have the potential to spawn...

Eight Greek Homemade Remedies that Work Wonders

Greek grandmothers, or "yiayias," in their accumulated wisdom and vast experience, have been known to use homemade remedies for millennia.