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Opening of the 4th Annual Series of Public Health Lectures

The Institute of Public Health of the American College of Greece will open the 4th Annual Series of Public Health Lectures this Wednesday October 17th with the topic devoted to Seasonal Influenza and progress made. Lectures are open to the public. The 4th Annual series of lectures are CME-CPD credited by the Panhellenic Medical Association...

October 16, 2018October 17, 2018

4th Annual Lectures on Public Health 2018-2019

The Institute of Public Health-American College of Greece has released their 2018-2019 program for the 4th Annual Public Health Lectures. Every month, scientists and academics will share the most up-to-date information on current and emerging health topics. The lectures are of interest to healthcare professionals but also to the public who will benefit from information...

October 3, 2018October 3, 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the George D. Behrakis Research Lab is sharing some very important information on Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Greece. It is characterized by the presence of abnormal cells in the breast that grow and divide rapidly and uncontrollably and have the...

October 3, 2018October 3, 2018

World Lung Day 2018

Most respiratory diseases are PREVENTABLE. -FIRS The George D. Behrakis RESEARCH LAB supports the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) World Lung Day 2018 and is sharing some important information on Lung disease and prevention! #WorldLungDay For information on major lung diseases and what you can do to prevent them, click here. Visit the FIRS World Lung...

September 25, 2018September 12, 2018

Lung Cancer Awareness Day

Cancer is a generic term for a group of diseases which can affect any body organ or system characterized by rapid, uncontrollable and abnormal cell growth and division, as well as the ability to spread throughout the body (metastasis). The cancer is usually named after the organ where it started from, for example lung cancer...

August 3, 2018October 2, 2018

Legionnaire’s Disease

In regards to the recent Legionella pneumonia cases that were reported in Athens, on behalf of The Institute of Public Health of The American College of Greece and the George D. Behrakis RESEARCH LAB of the Hellenic Cancer Society, Professor Panagiotis Behrakis and Dr. Anna Tzortzi provided the following health information for the public regarding...

August 1, 2018October 2, 2018

Free Spirometry testing for Victims of the Attica Fires

In light of the recent tragic events by the Attica fires, The George D. Behrakis RESEARCH lab of the Hellenic Cancer Society, is offering free Spirometry testing to all victims. All those who were exposed to the harmful smoke or fires, with or without a history of respiratory conditions, who would like to check their...

July 30, 2018August 2, 2018

Beach safety tips- 2018

A great thing about the summer, is that it is filled with fun at the beach! Read the tips below and be safe at the beach this summer. Pay attention to environmental conditions! Check weather conditions before you swim. For example, a lot of wind means big waves and currents, while storm and lightning means...

July 30, 2018October 2, 2018

“Learning to be Smoke-free!”

English version of the elementary school notebook presented to H.E the President of the Hellenic Republic on July 5th, 2018 Our team at the George D. Behrakis Research Lab welcomed our benefactor Mr. Drake Behrakis, President of Marwick Associates and the National Hellenic Society of the United States to the Lab last week! During his...

July 17, 2018October 2, 2018

ENSP Conference 2018

Representatives of the team at the LAB attended the 2018 European Network for Smoking Prevention conference in Madrid, Spain, from June 14-16, to present some of the recent research conducted at the LAB. Presentation of results from the TACKSHS project, “Passive Exposure to E-cigarette Emissions: Minor Respiratory Effects”   Left: Stephanie Teloniatis, RN MPH, Researcher...

June 26, 2018June 26, 2018
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