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Monday 22 May 2017

Is Costa Rica a Health Care Haven for Expats?

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

INS Announces Expansion To Trauma Hospital

Q COSTA RICA - The increase in demand and the possibility of diversifying the insurance business, the State...

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 a 40 year-old woman...

New Union for Health Companies

Q COSTA RICA - Pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, medical tourism companies, laboratories, pharmacies and research centers are part of...

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

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

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 first two pregnant women...

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 often don’t realize how...

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 and the river flowing...

9.3% Of All Deaths In Costa Rica Related to Cigarette Smoking: Ministry of Health

Q COSTA RICA / The collection of tax on Tobacco does not cover even one-third of the annual...

112 People Died In Costa Rica Last Year Due To Respiratory Viruses

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - A total of 112 people died in Costa Rica in 2016 as a...

68,000 On Waiting List For Surgery In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - At last count 67,784 people are on the waiting list for surgeries at...

Seasonal Influenza Claims Nine Lives (So Far) In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministry of Health confirmed Thursday night that in the last six weeks...

Man Sues Caja For Delays In Surgery And Wins

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The story begins in 2005, when a man, identified by his last name,...

Best Cleansing Foods For Daily Detox

By Mary Serphos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - These days it seems like everyone wants to detox, but why do it?...

Clinica Biblica Starts Construction On Expansion In The GAM

(QCOSTARICA) The Clinica Biblica, the largest and most complete private hospital of Costa Rica, has begun with its...

Ten Myths and Truths About Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya

(QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Being sick with Dengue, Zika or Chikungunya turns you into a victim...

Sanofi Pasteur’s Dengue Vaccine Approved in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica is one eleven countries to date to approve the Sanofi Pasteur dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia. Sanofi's vaccines...

“The Worst Is Yet To Come”,Health Official Conerned Of The Spread of Zika in The Country

(QCOSTARICA) The increased number of cases of Zika in the country has prompted renewed concerns by Ministry of...

Study Finds: Latinos Actually Do Age Slower Than Everybody Else

(Q24N) Researchers at UCLA recently published the findings of a study that suggests that Latinos age slower than...

Costa Rica Confirms First case of Zika-associated Syndrome

(Q Costa Rica) Health officials on Thursday confirmed the first local case of the potentially fatal Guillain-Barre syndrome...

Cuba Has a Vaccine Against Lung Cancer

(CNN) On what appears to be a residential street on the outskirts of Havana, the tan building with...

The Fruit That Cures Insomnia And Restores Your Nervous System

Studies have proven the high nutritional value and multiple healing properties of the Spanish lime or "mamón", "mamones" or...

You Should Never Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking it

QHEALTH - Chicken is consumed by people all over the planet. In Costa Rica "pollo" is a staple...

Costa Rica Approves Sale Of Dengue Vaccine

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has endorsed the entry into the country of a vaccine that protects against dengue,...

New Clinic To Benefit Thousands Of Women In Hatillos and Alajuelita

QCOSTARICA  - At 62, doña Virgina will become the first insured on Monday to receive a mammogram at...

One Boiled Egg All It Takes To Control Sugar In The Blood

QHEALTH - Nearly 350 million adults worldwide have diabetes, according to the newest research published in The Lancet,...

Face Masks Recommended With The Presence Of Ash Fall From Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - A pharmacy in Coronado, one of the areas most affected by the ashfall from the eruption...

Learn About Tick Removal While Visiting Costa Rica

QHEALTH - Ticks are common in Costa Rica.  The best prevention is observation. Ticks (garrapatas in Spanish) hang...

Joselyn Perez: “I Am a Happy Mother Because Zika Did Not Affect My Baby”

QCOSTARICA by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguancaste.com - “Look, I do not want to talk to any of you...

World Bank Support for Costa Rica Healthcare Improvement

(Q24N) The World Bank has approved an almost half a billion dollar loan to improve the timeliness and...

Parasite Infection Linked to Road Rage

(Q24N) People who display frequent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger, such as road rage, are more than twice...

Karolina’s Story: Living with Chagas

(Q24N) by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - This is the message that Karolina Paniagua Paniagua, a resident of...