22 C
san jose, costa rica
Friday 18 August 2017

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 it, this plant-based psychoactive...

Three Private Costa Rica Hospitals Making Investments To Infrastructure and Services

Q COSTA RICA - Three private hospitals operating on Costa Rican are in the midst of carrying out...

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 the priorities that Karen...

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

Q HEALTH - Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy should have all their medications and herbal supplements reviewed by a...

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 twice before asking the...

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 health of people and...

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,...

LATEST

Bolivia Inaugurates Construction of its First Electric Railroad

The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

Q COSTA RICA - Restaurants and hotels expose themselves to sanctions and administrative procedures per campaign of royalties and discounts of Mother's Day Entrepreneurs express...

Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

TRENDING / POPULAR

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

RANDOM