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Hospital doctor arrested for €3,000 in bribes by pauper cancer patient

A chief surgeon at a big hospital in Athens was arrested on Friday, after a cancer patient filed a complaint to police that the doctor had extorted a total of 3,000 euros. The 50-year-old doctor is well-known in Athens and is working at the Ippokrateio Public Hospital. During a police …

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Dementia sufferer murders 77-year-old wife in their home in Athens

An 80-year-old man has killed his wife in their home in the district of Agios Panteleimonas in Athens. The victim was found by her son on Thursday morning. Police found that the woman was beaten on the face and the head with fists as wells as with the TV remote …

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Missing Alzheimer’s patient found dead next to dog barking …for help

An elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer’s and her dog. A loyal soul that did not move from her side for five days. A tiny little dog who kept barking, practically asking for help for his beloved owner. 75-year-old Maria S. went missing on Saturday, April 28th. She took her dog …

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Athens: Patient dies awaiting in vain for a bed at Intensive Care Unit

A patient died in an Athens hospital while awaiting in vain to be transferred to a bed at the intensive care unit. The Athens Medical Doctors Association (ISA) revealed this tragic incident and sharply criticized the shortages at the public hospitals that cost human lives. According to the ISA statement, …

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Patras: Authorities seize Dementia patient’s savings due to her daughter’s …debts

You cannot take a breath in this country. You are old and suffer from a degenerative disease and you try to make your life a bit easier. No chance, in this country with automatic control mechanisms. Authorities come and grab your savings for the debts of another person. A dementia …

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Chania: Quadriplegic woman dies after power cut due to debts to PPC

A quadriplegic woman died after Greek Public Power Company cut off the electricity supply due to debts and the life supporting oxygen machine stopped working. The bed-ridden woman was alone at home, when the PPC team came to cut the electricity supply. The life supporting machine worked for one more …

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Athens SOS: urgent appeal for cancer patient without insurance

A woman, 45, with cancer cannot afford to pay for chemotherapy drugs worth 4,450 euro. The Metropolitan Community Clinic in Elliniko, south Athens, made an urgent appeal seeking for donations. “The woman’s life is in danger, if she doesn’t start a course of chemotherapy drugs immediately,” said the MCC – …

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