2013 is the Year of Infectious Diseases in Costa Rica

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

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...

A Thousand New Cases of Breast Cancer Detected Each Year

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

Costa Rica’s State Insurer Loses Market Share

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

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

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

Caja Recognizes Communication Error In Denying Pregnant Woman Insurance Coverage

QCOSTARICA - After she was denied coverage at the Cartago EBAIS (free clinic), a pregnant...

Study Finds: Latinos Actually Do Age Slower Than Everybody Else

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

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...

Costa Rican Man Gets Reconstructed Penis After Losing His To Cancer 20 Years Ago

QCOSTARICA - A 47 year-old man who lost his penis 20 years ago to...

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...

7 Tips To Exercise Safely Under the Summer Sun

By: Jane Marchant, VozdeGuanacaste - Exercising in hot sunny weather presents a set of...

Costa Rica Issues Health Alert Against CHIKV Virus

According to Costa Rican health authorities, although there is no case in Costa Rica,...

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...

Costa Rica Lifts Ban On IVF

QCOSTARICA -As the only country in the world to outlaw in vitro fertilization treatment,...

Medical Tourism Increases in Costa Rica, Competes with Mexico

Pearl white sands, lush rainforests, majestic waterfalls and wisdom teeth removal? Welcome to Costa...

Hello Touch May Be the Best Adult Toy Ever Invented

JimmyJane’s new Hello Touch may be the best sex toy ever invented. It will...

Radioactive Revolution: Improving Costa Rican Food Safety With Nuclear Technology

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

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...

Dengue Cases Quadruple In First Three Months of The Year

The number of cases of Dengue in the first quarter of the year over...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

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

Best Cleansing Foods For Daily Detox

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

What Is Zika? Ministry of Health Website Aims To Inform Population and Health Workers

QCOSTARICA | What is the Zika virus? How is it transmitted? What are the...

The Future of Ganja in Costa Rica

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

Yoga Marathon (Mon, Apr 15th – Fri, 19th)

Starting today, Monday, April 15th Gringo Central in San Ramón will be starting our...

Cigarette Smuggling In Costa Rica Skyrockets

Cigarette smuggling in Costa Rica skyrocketed, a market that went from 8.3% in 2008...

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...

Doctor With Cure For Homosexuality Cancels Talk At Conference

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

New Union for Health Companies

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

Investment in Private Hospitals Grows in Costa Rica

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

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...

Skin Cancer: Moles Can Be a Warning Sign

QCOSTARICA HEALTH - In a healthy individual, it is normal to have around 15...

How to stop sitting yourself to death

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

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