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Friday 18 August 2017

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...

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...

All For A Good Cause: Women In Costa Rica To Walk Streets In Their Bra In Fight Against Breast Cancer

All for a good cause, women in Costa Rica will have the opportunity to walk the streets of...

Cartago Hospital Reports 10 Cases of C.Difficile

QCOSTARICA - Authorities at the Max Peralta Hospital in Cartago confirmed ten patients infected with Clostridium difficile colitis...

New Research Reveals Another Good Reason To Drink Red Wine

(QCOSTARICA LIFESTYLE) Enjoy a good "copa de vino" (glass of wine) but hate doing the gym stuff to...

43.700 On Waiting List Of Months For A Mammogram or Gastroscopy, While Breast and Stomach Cancer Takes Lives

The latest figures from the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - Social Security, are not encouraging as...

Preventing Mosquito Bites

Preventing mosquito bites (from the Centers for Disease Control and Protection CDC): Cover exposed skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long...

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 curable illness, leprosy still...

Political Inaction Costs Country US$2.2 Million

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Costa Rica has been hit with an indemnity judgement of us$2.2 million from 22...

Worms and Weevils Found In Rice Delivery To Hospital Mexico

QCOSTARICA - The Nutrition Service at the Hospital Mexico says it detected worms and weevils in a recent...

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...

Old Cigarettes Packs To Be Replaced by New Sep. 19

COSTA RICA NEWS - National cigarette manufacturers have until Sept. 19 to sell all their old packs of...

Season Flu Vaccination Program Underway

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

Costa Rica Records First Dengue Death Since 2010

Costa Rican authorities confirmed that first death from Dengue since 2010 and said that the virus has infected...

Costa Ricans Consume Fewer “Trans Fats” Despite Not Having Regulations

While United States government food regulators struggle to eliminate partially the presence of 'trans fats" in processed foods,...

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...

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?...

Skin Cancer: Moles Can Be a Warning Sign

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

2013 is the Year of Infectious Diseases in Costa Rica

Public health officials in Costa Rica are hard at work to control outbreaks of two dangerous infections diseases:...

Do As One with one billion people

One billion people will consciously breathe together by 11/11/2012. Join individuals from around the world as we consciously...

Costa Rica Consumers Concerned About “Fake Rice”

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

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...

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...
The Aedes aegypti or yellow fever mosquito is a vector for transmitting several tropical fevers such as Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya. Only the female bites for blood, which she needs to mature her eggs.

Pregnant Tica Could Be First Indigenous Case of Zika In The Country

QCOSTARICA - A pregnant women with 36 weeks gestation could become the first autochthonous case of the Zika...

Depression Linked With Late Night TV, Computer Use: Study

Sitting in front of a computer or TV screen late into the night or leaving it on when...

Respiratory Viruses Claims 49 More Lives This Year Over Last

Respiratory viruses claimed the 49 more lives than last year, according to the Ministry of Health. A report by...

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...

Caja Recognizes Communication Error In Denying Pregnant Woman Insurance Coverage

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

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...

Spoon Restuarants Will Be Giving Away Breast Shaped Cupcakes To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

QCOSTARICA - As part of the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and motivated by the fact that more...

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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...

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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...

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...

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