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Monday 23 October 2017

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...

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...

Cases Of Dengue Keeps Increasing

The number of cases of Dengue keeps increasing, with more than 7.000 cases so far this year, and...

Orphans To Receive Pension Until 25 Even If Working

Some 7.000 orphans in Costa Rica will take benefit to a recent Constitutional Court ruling that allows them...

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...

Plastic Surgery

If you're having a facelift, a nose job or breast implants, going abroad means you can recover in...

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...

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...

Constant Hand Washing Best Measure Against Seasonal Diarrhea

COSTA RICA NEWS - La Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) continues its alert for an increase in...

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...

Record Breaking Dengue!

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

Doctor With Cure For Homosexuality Cancels Talk At Conference

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

Tanorexia Or When Tanning Becomes An Addiction

Tanorexia or tanning dependence is a rare syndrome where an individual appears to have a physical or psychological...

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 feared would destroy their...

[BLOG] Breast Cancer And Therapy in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA BLOG - It is hard to find a female over 40 that does not want or...

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 for lack of time,...

Costa Rica Anti Smoking Law A Money Maker For Health Ministry

While smoking costs the country's health system money, the law prohibiting smoking in public places, the Ley de...

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...

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...

11 Transplants Performed In First 15 Days December

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's public hospitals have given the gift of life to 11 patients during the first...

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...

18,000 People Defecate In The Open in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Due to the lack of septic tanks, sewers and toilets, it is estimated that some 18,000 people...

Home Remedies: A Formula That Survives The Test of Generations

In the corridors of San José's Mercado Cental (Central Market) you can find stalls with decades of being...

Costa Rica’s State Insurer Loses Market Share

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

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...

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...

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...

Tough Anti Tobacco Regulations

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

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...

It wasn’t worth it, says 103-year-old vegetarian

QLIVING - A MAN who extended his life span by avoiding processed meats bitterly regrets having done so,...

How to Get Back in Shape this Summer

By:Jane Marchant- Licensed physiotherapist and yoga teacher, Vozdeguanacaste With the New Year may come the resolution to get (back)...

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...

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Drunk Driver Who Ran Over And Killed Athlete Is Free!

Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of...

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Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the words of a dear friend, it's...

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A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

Nicaragua Unveils Central America’s Largest Baseball Stadium

Nicaragua has unveiled its long-awaited baseball stadium in Managua, replacing the former baseball field built in 1948. The new structure will hold up to...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

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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...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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