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Unique Greek Liqueurs Perfect for Autumn

Greece is not only known for its cuisine, but also for its unique traditional liqueurs. Many of the favorites, surprisingly enough, are derived from ingredients that have amazing health benefits as well. Let's look at some unique selections that...

A Greek-American Prohibition Story, and a “Philotimo” Lesson

Ninety years ago, Prohibition was in force, and the consumption or sale of alcohol was illegal in the entire United States. It is hard to believe but nonetheless true, and it was a law regularly flouted. From 1920 to 1933,...

One Alcoholic Drink a Day Linked With Smaller Brain, Study Says

Alcohol and the human brain don't have a healthy relationship. People who drink heavily undergo alterations in brain structure and size, both of which are associated with cognitive impairments, a new study released on Friday suggests. Even modest alcohol consumption, which...

Greece’s Alcohol Consumption Fell During Coronavirus Lockdown Survey Shows

Greece's alcohol consumption declined dramatically over the course of the coronavirus lockdown, according to research published on Wednesday. 

Pork Barbecue Protest Near Migrant Camp Causes Uproar in Greece

A plan by an anti-migrant group to stage an outdoor party featuring pork and alcohol outside a migrant camp near Thessaloniki on Sunday has caused an uproar in Greece. Parliamentarians clashed over the proposed barbecue and thousands took to social...

Study Finds That Greeks Drink Much Less Alcohol Than Most Other Europeans

According to a recent study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Greeks drink less alcohol than the average European. More specifically, the WHO study includes findings from thirty different European countries (the 28 member-states of the EU plus...

Greek First-Aid 'EKAΒ' Service Reactivates Road Accident Prevention Division

After 13 years of inactivity, Greece's National Center of First-Aid ''EKAB'' service will reactivate its division dedicated to road traffic accident prevention, Kathimerini newspaper reported on Sunday. This decision was taken due to Greece's high numbers of road traffic accidents. The...

Greeks Drinking to 'Escape Reality'

A senior Greek medic has warned that the country is drinking too much, too regularly, compared to the rest of Europe. Athanasios Douzhenis, a professor of psychiatry at Attikon Hospital, told broadcaster FM Agency every Greek consumes 10.3 liters of...

Thousands of Bottles of Tainted Alcohol Confiscated by Greek Police

Twenty-two people have been arrested at two different locations in Attica over the illicit production and distribution of contaminated alcohol. Greek police say that they have confiscated 12 tonnes of ethanol used for the manufacture of alcoholic beverages that were...

Greek Teens Start Alcohol Binge Drinking and Letting Loose at Clubs at 12 Years

The European School Survey on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) study was released following surveys on 96,000 school students in 35 countries. The study found that teenage smoking and drinking is slowly on the decline, however, there are problems...