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Composer Mikis Theodorakis discharged from hospital in Athens

After almost three weeks in hospital Mikis Theodorakis returned home on Thursday. The 94-year-old composer was hospitalized since February 26, when he was rushed to hospital with dyspnoea and tachycardia on recurrent atrial fibrillation. On March 8, he received a pacemaker. He remained hospitalized receiving intravenous medication and was discharged …

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Ex Hospital director gets 7-year suspended sentence for ‘free treatment’ to prominent Greeks

Former chairman of Henry Dunant Hospital, Andreas Martinis, was sentenced to 7 years suspended imprisonment after burdening the hospital with 1.75 million euros for free treatments he offered to prominent individuals He used the funds aiming to needy, offering to “prominent” patients without financial problems expensive examinations and staying in …

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Ceiling collapses in public hospital in Piraeus, injures one woman

Pieces of the ceiling in a room of a public hospital in Piraeus have reportedly collapsed injuring one woman. According to workers’ union at Greece’s Public Hospitals POEDIN, the ceiling collapsed Thursday midnight and injured the mother of a patient scheduled to be operated Friday morning. The accident took place …

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Petrounias undergoes surgery and posts a picture to thank his supporters

Greece’s Lord of the Rings, Golden athlete Lefteris Petrounias posted a picture from the bed where he lies just hours after the surgery in his left shoulder. The surgery was conducted in France on Monday morning, just a couple of days after Petrounias won his third Golden Medal in a …

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Diseases Center infected by Corruption Virus: Thousands invoices in hidden depot

Inspectors investigating corruption in Greece’s “Disease Control and Prevention Center” (KEELPNO) have found thousands of important documents in a room behind a plasterboard  wall in the offices in a suburb of North Athens, newspaper documento revealed on Sunday. The “secret depot” was discovered in an joint operation by public administration …

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Raki instead of ‘contrast agent’: Cretan grandpa lands in intensive care

The grandpa was supposed to undergo a magnetic resonance imagine (MRI) for his digestive system at a public hospital in Herakleio, Crete. However, instead of an examination that is considered routine, the elderly man landed in intensive care with brain stroke symptoms. According to local media, the elderly man went …

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Mikis Theodorakis released from hospital after suffering heart attack

Mikis Theodorakis  was released from hospital on Tuesday morning after doctors diagnosed improvement in his health condition. The 93-year-old composer was rushed to a private hospital late last Friday after having suffered a heart attack. “Composer Mikis Theodorakis was released form hospital after clear improvement of his health condition,” the …

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Zakynthos authorities dismiss UK teens claims “hospitalized with booze poisoning”

Claims by young British tourists that they were massively poisoned by methanol-laced alcohol and were hospitalized are “fake news” authorities on the island of Zakynthos (Zante) told Greek media on Monday. Although aware of some problems with tourism on the island, locals speak of defamation attempts. “This is a lie, …

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Mikis Theodorakis in hospital after suffering a heart attack

Composer Mikis Theodorakis was rushed to a private hospital in Athens after suffering a heart attack. The 93-year-old remains in the intensive care unit, media report on Sunday afternoon. Citing members of his family media note that Theodorakis felt uneasy, a pressure on the chest and fast heart beat late …

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Missing tourist found on air mattress drifted 6nm off Crete

A missing tourist has been found on an air mattress that was drifted out to the sea, 6 nautical miles off the North of the island of Crete on Thursday. The woman on the floating mattress was spotted by Frontex aircraft and was rescued by the Greek Coast Guard. The …

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Lung-Patient hospitalized in serious condition after PPC cuts power to poor household

Outstanding debts? No settlement? Poverty? Sickness? Greek Public Power Company knows no mercy.  The public company sent a crew and cut the power supply to a couple that has been living under the poverty line and furthermore the man has been suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a lung …

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Shocking proof! Cat takes over seat of General Secretary in Greece’s public hospital (picts)

We all know that there is personnel shortage in Greece’s public hospitals. We are all also aware of the popular theory that cats plot to take over the world. The first incident that verifies this feline conspiracy theory is a fact.  A cat has taken over the seat of the …

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