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Greek PM announces free mammogram program

Greek PM announces free mammogram program

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new program that provides free mammograms to all women aged between 49 and 50, every two years. A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors use…

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Fact: Being by the sea is good for your health

When you think of sun and sea, you think of Greece. Greece, paradise, is the magic of the endless blue. But how does the sea benefit us? The blue colour: It is no…


Greece shifts antibiotics to prescription only

From Thursday, antibiotics will only be available with a prescription, according to a new provision by the Ministry of Health passed in February, ANT News reported. The prescription from now on will…

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Stay at home. Our success depends on our compliance.

At the time of writing, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has reportedly infected 5,588,356 people worldwide and 347,873  people are deceased. That number need not have been so high. So what lessons can be learnt?

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Critical care capacity is the crucial index to watch right now

Since the COVID-19 pandemic we have, in a show of global solidarity, made our own ‘Sophie’s choice” – health over economy, which is the only right decision. Hopefully the current epidemic will help us to realise the acute danger posed by global dissent.


Funding boost for volunteers this National Volunteer Week

This week marks National Volunteer Week 2020 with this year’s theme ‘Changing Communities’. Sixteen local community groups in Reid, a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, will be celebrating National Volunteer Week with a…

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Great Lent: A cleansing of mind, body and spirit

Great Lent can be a time to detox not only just the spirit and mind but also the body. Here are some ideas about how you can detox during the Orthodox Great Lent and beyond.