Dengue Cases Continue To Rise

To date there a a total of 19,681 recorded cases Public health officials in Costa...

Costa Rica Among World’s Top Destinations For Medical Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Healthcare seekers contemplating value-based treatment overseas and looking for just the right...

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...

Costa Rica Flu Vaccination Begins Monday

Starting Monday, Costa Rica Health official will begin a vaccination campaign against influenza or...

New Clinic To Benefit Thousands Of Women In Hatillos and Alajuelita

QCOSTARICA  - At 62, doña Virgina will become the first insured on Monday to...

Ninth Flu Victim Dies

As if doctors in Costa Rica did not have enough to worry about with...

Sex Education In Costa Rica Schools Survives Another Challenge

The Education Ministry's sex education program has survived another challenge this week when the...

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...

Caja To Be In Full Operation For Semana Santa

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

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...

Anthropology professor helps create website to track baby monkey in Costa Rica

A new website allows students to virtually follow a monkey through a jungle more...

Why Costa Rica is the Perfect Location to Practice Nursing

A career as a travel nurse is one of the most popular careers in...

Best Cleansing Foods For Daily Detox

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

The campaign to eradicate Zika has trampled over women’s rights

(Q24N) Pia Riggirozzi, University of Southampton - The World Health Organization declared that the...

New Study Shows Tomatoes Cut the Risk of Strokes

Whether you prefer sinking your teeth into the ripe, juicy fruit or savoring it...

Potential Drug-Drug and Herb-Drug Interactions in Patients With Cancer

Q HEALTH - Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy should have all their medications and herbal...

[BLOG] Breast Cancer And Therapy in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA BLOG - It is hard to find a female over 40 that...

Marijuana Use Among Youth On The Rise in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - A study by the Adolescents’ Clinic at the National Children’s...

The Most Extreme Weight-Loss Method Yet?

The patch makes consuming solid food so painful that wearers are forced to resort...

Preventing Mosquito Bites

Preventing mosquito bites (from the Centers for Disease Control and Protection CDC): Cover exposed skin by...

3 Reasons You Should Consider Becoming a Nurse

There are so many career paths that you could take in the world, so...

Depression Linked With Late Night TV, Computer Use: Study

Sitting in front of a computer or TV screen late into the night or...
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...

Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventative Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, known for being fiercely private, has made a very personal disclosure in...

Learn About Tick Removal While Visiting Costa Rica

QHEALTH - Ticks are common in Costa Rica.  The best prevention is observation. Ticks...

Ticas Have Access Similar To “Morning After Pill”

Although Costa Rica has not yet approved the "morning after pill" the Asociación Demográfica...

Costa Rica Misses Another Deadline To Lift Ban on In Vitro Fertilization | Tico Times

Costa Rican lawmakers once again breezed past a deadline set by the Inter-American Court...

Do As One with one billion people

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

Comparing Your Unique Skin Type

Your skin type is very important with the beauty care products you choose to...

Old Cigarettes Packs To Be Replaced by New Sep. 19

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

Salud To Review Diane-35, Acne and Contraceptive Drug Linked to Women’s Deaths

The Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) said ti will investigate the drug 'Diane-35',...

Worms and Weevils Found In Rice Delivery To Hospital Mexico

QCOSTARICA - The Nutrition Service at the Hospital Mexico says it detected worms and...

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