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Prominent Greek Politician Dora Bakoyannis Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Greek politician Dora Bakoyannis revealed on Monday that she has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells, but she declares that she intends to keep on working. Bakoyannis, the first female Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Greek Socialist Leader Hospitalized, Withdraws from Leadership Race

Fofi Gennimata, the leader of the socialist party PASOK and the center-left coalition Movement for Change announced on Tuesday she is withdrawing from the race to elect a new leader for the party in December after she was hospitalized. Gennimata...

Cancer-Curing Miracle Water: The Scam that Fooled Thousands of Greeks

It was the beginning of 1976 when a lawyer called Giorgos Kamateros claimed that he had discovered the cure for cancer in the miracle waters of a spring located in the town of his birth, on the Greek island...

Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), a physician of ancient Greece's Classical era, is considered to be the Father of Medicine. Hippocrates suggested surprisingly contemporary remedies for obesity -- those of diet and exercise. In addition to recognizing that...

Seven-Year-Old Greek Girl Flies to United States for Life-Saving Surgery

Anastasia Triantafyllaki, the seven-year-old Greek girl with brain cancer whose story moved the world, will now travel to Houston, Texas with her family in order to receive an experimental, potentially life-saving treatment. Her journey of hope began on Tuesday...

Fake Doctor Charged for Causing Three Deaths in Greece

Greek police released on Monday photos of the 47-year-old suspect Nikos Kontostathis who has been posing as a doctor allegedly causing the deaths of three cancer patients. He was led to jail following his deposition before an investigating magistrate on...