Female Condom Is Well Accepted by Costa Rican Women

COSTA RICA HEALTH NEWS - A recent study by Costa Rica's Social Security (Caja...

Valentina Goes Home Today!

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

San José Battles Rat Infestation

The Ministry of Health has come to the aid of the Municipality of San...

Costa Rica Records First Dengue Death Since 2010

Costa Rican authorities confirmed that first death from Dengue since 2010 and said that...

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...

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...

Four Cases of Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Detected in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - Despite being now called Hansen's Disease and classed as a...

Doctor With Cure For Homosexuality Cancels Talk At Conference

Spanish doctor, Jokin de Irala, who promotes a cure for homosexuality, has cancelled his...

Costa Rica Uses Bacteria To Attack Mosquito That Transmits Zika

QCOSTARICA | The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) said it using bacteria as...

Sleeping Naked Can Help You Live Longer And Better

Deciding not wear pyjamas tonight and letting only the fabric of the sheets rub...

Costa Rican Tribe’s Traditional Medicines Get A Modern Media Makeover

When the Terraba tribe in Costa Rica rallied to oppose a hydroelectric dam they...

Health Is Looking To Prohibit Smoking in Boulevards

Having to endure breathing second hand cigarette smoke in San José's boulevard may soon...

“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...

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...

A Thousand New Cases of Breast Cancer Detected Each Year

COSTA RICA NEWS -- One thousand new cases of breast cancer are detected annually...

Government Decrees Regulation For Breastfeeding Rooms In The Workplace

The Executive Branch of the government has signed a decree requiring companies, both public...

“Ecolones” A Hit With More Than 20,000 Consumers In The First Two Weeks

More than 20,000 have registered for the "ecolones" program that pays you in exchange...

Chikungunya Virus Threatens Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Seven confirmed cases and 180 suspected is the tally of the Chikungunya...

UCR Study Reveals Restaurant Workers in San José Do Not Wash Hands Thoroughly

Next time you decide to eat out or get a quick bite at the...

Following An Appeal To The Sala IV, Patient Does Not Have To Wait 9 Years For An Ultrasound

For an increasing number of patients of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS),...

Season Flu Vaccination Program Underway

QCOSTARICA - The flu season in Costa Rica is around the corner, with the...

‘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...

In Costa Rica, Gastric Cancer Kills Every 13 Hours

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

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

The start of the school year is around the corner and Costa Rica's Health...

Costa Rica Health Concerned Of Increase in Dengue Cases: 7,000 Cases So Far This Year

Health officials in Costa Rica concerns - cautious to no call it an outbreak...

Cases Of Dengue Keeps Increasing

The number of cases of Dengue keeps increasing, with more than 7.000 cases so...

Tough Anti Tobacco Regulations

On June 26, severe regulations of the anti-tobacco law will go into effect, drastically...

2013 is the Year of Infectious Diseases in Costa Rica

Public health officials in Costa Rica are hard at work to control outbreaks of...

Street Food Sales Closer to Being Regulated

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

Costa Rica Consumers Concerned About “Fake Rice”

QCOSTARICA - News about fake rice in Costa Rica has been circulating on social...

Old Cigarettes Packs To Be Replaced by New Sep. 19

COSTA RICA NEWS - National cigarette manufacturers have until Sept. 19 to sell all...

Caja To Be In Full Operation For Semana Santa

The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS) announced on Monday that it will keep...

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