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Tuesday 27 June 2017

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...

Ticas Have Access Similar To “Morning After Pill”

Although Costa Rica has not yet approved the "morning after pill" the Asociación Demográfica Costarricense (ADC) is recommending...

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...

The Most Extreme Weight-Loss Method Yet?

The patch makes consuming solid food so painful that wearers are forced to resort to a liquid-only diet The...

Valentina Goes Home Today!

QCOSTARICA - Valentina, the third of the sextuplets, managed to beat the odds and after two months and...

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,...

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...

Costa Rica Doctors Reconstruct Man’s Penis Using Tissue From His Forearm

QCOSTARICA - Using tissue from an arm, Costa Rican doctors were able to reconstruct a man's penis after...

Costa Rican Receives Patent For Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine

Christian Marin-Muller, molecular biologist and business manager with a PhD in molecular virology, is the 33 year old...

Contraceptive Linked To 23 Deaths in Canada Sold Over The Counter in Costa rica

The birth control pill, Yaz and Yasmin linked to 23 deaths in Canada according to documents from Health...

Sex Social Workers Say Caja Fails In Protecting Them Against STIs

(QCOSTARICA) The risk for sex social workers (prostitutes) and their clients of contracting a sexually transmitted infecion (STI)...

‘Wild West’ of Medicine: Costa Rica has only 52 plastic surgeons duly recognized

The Asociación Costarricense de Cirujanos Plásticos (Costa Rican Association of Plastic Surgeons) confirms there are only 52 plastic...

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...

Costa Rica Consumers Concerned About “Fake Rice”

QCOSTARICA - News about fake rice in Costa Rica has been circulating on social media sites. In his...

In Costa Rica, Gastric Cancer Kills Every 13 Hours

In Costa Rica a person dies on average every thirteen hours from gastric cancer, this according to the...

Sleeping Naked Can Help You Live Longer And Better

Deciding not wear pyjamas tonight and letting only the fabric of the sheets rub your skin, will give...

Health Asseses Cancelling Year-End Massive Events Due To Threat of Chikungunya

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministrio de Salud (Ministry of Health) is assessing whether it should permit year-end...

Bugs In Salad Tops Complaints Against Restaurants in Costa Rica

The next time you decide to eat at a restaurant best to check that there isn't a fly...

CCSS To Buy Donkeys To Provide Medical Services In The Southern Zone

QCOSTARICA -- They don't how or where, but what is clear is that the Caja Costarricense de Seguro...

French Tourist First Confirmed Case of Chikungunya In Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - A French tourist is the first confirmed case of the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in...

KFC Chicken and Fries in Costa Rica Have FIVE Times More Salt

QCOSTARICA -  How a much salt is there in a KFC? According to a recent survery of chidlren's...

Costa Rica’s Love For Salt

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica’s salt intake is so high it introduced a national plan to reduce salt consumption...

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

So, you think you’re beating the sun, eh?  Well, the facts prove you wrong. Incidences of skin tumors...

Record Breaking Dengue!

This week the record for the number of people affected with Dengue hit a new record, surpassing the...

First Lung Transplant of Adult Performed in Costa Rica

A 26 year old man is the first adult in Costa Rica to undergo a lung transplant, following...

Psychiatrists In Costa Rica Seeing Depression On The Rise

COSTA RICA NEWS - The circumstances surrounding the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams leads us to...

MEP Employee Fired For Alcoholism Must Be Reinstated

Costa Rica's Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP) to reinstate an...

Liver Transplant On Pregnant Woman Performed in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA (iNews.co.cr) The latest success for Costa Rican medicine appears to be a successful liver transplant performed on...

This Cooking Trick Cuts Rice Calories in Half

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Rice is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the...

San José Battles Rat Infestation

The Ministry of Health has come to the aid of the Municipality of San José in combating a...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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...

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...

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Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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

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