‘Listeria Costaricensis’ Is The New Bacteria Found In An Alajuela Drain

Listeria costaricensis is the official name given to the new bacterial species described by...

Bacteria in Heredia Hospital Kills Patient, Sends Surgeon To ICU

A patient has died and a surgeon remains in intensive care at the San...

Investment in Private Hospitals Grows in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, at least five medical centers are preparing to expand their current...

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The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rican Social Security Fund -...

Street Food Sales Closer to Being Regulated

A reform of the General Health Law (Ley General de Salud) was approved in...

Health Authority Warns Of False Antibiotic

The Ministry of Health warns about the discovery in the country of a false...

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says...

The Future of Ganja in Costa Rica

2017 was a fantastic year for international cannabis reform with countries in South America,...

Why Costa Rica is the Perfect Location to Practice Nursing

A career as a travel nurse is one of the most popular careers in...

Specialists of the Hospital Mexico Achieve New Formula to Treat APL

A treatment that is used in very few Latin American countries and that orally...

Costa Rica Bets on Education to Prevent HIV/AIDS

The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rica's Social Security, known commonly...

Comparing Your Unique Skin Type

Your skin type is very important with the beauty care products you choose to...

What You Should Know About Coffee

Costa Rica is a coffee producing country. And despite that coffee drinking is not...

How to stop sitting yourself to death

Sitting is probably killing you slowly — whether you exercise vigorously every day or...

Radioactive Revolution: Improving Costa Rican Food Safety With Nuclear Technology

Nuclear technologies reach far further than most realize. While nuclear power hogs most of...

Abuse Of Sugary Drinks Cause of 197 Deaths Annually in Costa Rica

The amount of sugared drinks consumed in Costa Rica is on the increase. Either...

Costa Rica Bishops Attack CCSS For Providing Contraceptives To Teenagers

The plan of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rican Social Security...

Costa Rica’s State Insurer Loses Market Share

For the first time since the opening of the insurance market in 2010, the...

Can Ayahuasca, the ‘sacred plant’ of the Amazon, help addiction and depression?

Ayahuasca goes by many names: Daime, Vegetal, Hoasca, Kamarampi, Huni … whatever you call...

Three Private Costa Rica Hospitals Making Investments To Infrastructure and Services

Q COSTA RICA - Three private hospitals operating on Costa Rican are in the...

New Health Minister: “We Work To Ensure The Suitability of Medical Students”

Q COSTA RICA Ensuring quality in the education of medical students is one of...

Potential Drug-Drug and Herb-Drug Interactions in Patients With Cancer

Q HEALTH - Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy should have all their medications and herbal...

Here are a few good reasons to add onions to your diet

Q HEALTH - Next time you’re out for lunch, you may want to think...

Christiana Figueres: The Air Is Making Us Sick, But We Could Fix It

By Christiana Figueres (Time.com) Rising air pollution levels in our cities that impact the...

Is Costa Rica a Health Care Haven for Expats?

Q24n (edited) - Costa Rica has a lot to offer expats. Are you looking...

INS Announces Expansion To Trauma Hospital

Q COSTA RICA - The increase in demand and the possibility of diversifying the...

16 Year-Old and 40 Year-Old Give Birth To Babies With Microcephaly

Q COSTA RICA -  In Puntarenas, a week ago, a 16 year-old girl and...

New Union for Health Companies

Q COSTA RICA - Pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, medical tourism companies, laboratories, pharmacies and research...

The campaign to eradicate Zika has trampled over women’s rights

(Q24N) Pia Riggirozzi, University of Southampton - The World Health Organization declared that the...

Ministry Of Health Health Confirms The First Two Pregnant Women With Zika This Year

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) confirmed Wednesday the...

The Before, During and After of Staying Hydrated While Surfing

Q COSTA RICA (by Roberto Cruz, Vozdeguancaste.com) Those of us who practice water sports...

Why This Texas Doctor says Costa Rica’s Health Care System Beats The US

Q COSTA RICA (Internationaliving.com) I was sitting on our cantilevered terrace, listening to birdsong...

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Woman Charged With Production Of Pornography and Having Sexual Relations With A Minor

The video that was on a 14-year-old's cellular phone was evidence enough for police to arrest a woman who took advantage sexually of the...
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(Video) Italian Gives The World Cup Anthem Competition

Italian multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi and singer Sebastian Yatra have created a video to become the potential for the official theme, as excitement is...

Parallel Worlds – Seeing Red Again

Our world. My wife and I drove to a lunchtime party at Los Sueños, (The dreams), an enormous luxury housing development on Costa Rica's...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their country's Embassy located in Barrio la California, on the east...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several injured in the Crucitas mine, confirmed Friday night Costa Rican...

La Sele Unveils Alternate Uniform

Costa Rica's national team - "La Sele" or "La Tricolor" - lived its sweetest moments in World Cups by using the alternate uniform. In...

In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had managed to position itself as one of the richest countries...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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An Accumulation of Errors Did In Presidenta Chinchilla

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla Miranda, after what was expected to be a promising presidency, is ending her term with the title of least-popular president in...

Food Prices in Costa Rica Increase Every Month

Every time you visit the supermarket, do you have the impression that prices are higher? To answer that question, Telenoticias took the challenge of...

Short Term Rentals Must Pay Sales Tax

In the past several years the trend of many tourists, both national and foreign, has been to rent a private home, condo or apartment...

A Car In Stolen Every Two Hours, On Average, in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Every two hours, on average, a car is broken into or stolen is the reality we live in Costa Rica as criminals...

Sea Turtles Arrive on Costa Rica’s Matapalo Beach

Costa Rica Star  - We set out down the beach under a leaden sky stuffed with clouds. It was 8:00 at night, and at...