Costa Rica Issues Health Alert Against CHIKV Virus

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

Brasier Changes The Life Of Women Who Have Had Breast Cancer In Costa Rica

The biggest fear of a woman diagnoses with breast cancer is not just losing...

How to stop sitting yourself to death

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

Costa Rica Vigilant To Prevent Cases of Enterovirus D68

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) is maintaining a...

Record Breaking Dengue!

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

Parasite Infection Linked to Road Rage

(Q24N) People who display frequent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger, such as road rage,...

Man Sues Caja For Delays In Surgery And Wins

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The story begins in 2005, when a man, identified...

Two Patients Each Both With Dengue and Chikungunya In Puntarenas

 - "Chikundengue" or "Dengungunya"? The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) has found two cases...

Costa Rica Among World’s Top Destinations For Medical Tourism

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

Virus, C.diff Bacteria Assault Country

COSTA RICA HEALTH NEWS -- The bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. difficile or C. diff)...

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...

Costa Rica Records First Dengue Death Since 2010

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

Bovine Rabies Outbreak Detected In Puriscal (San Jose) Farm

QCOSTARICA - The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (SENASA) - National Animal Health Service...

Costa Rica On Alert For Possible Arrival Of Zika Virus

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministery of Health (Ministerio de Salud) is on alert for the possible...

Limón Women Pregnant and Ready To Deliver Must Travel To San José To Give Birth

COSTA RICA NEWS - The lack of gynecologists and lack of infrastructure and equipment...

Best Cleansing Foods For Daily Detox

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

Christiana Figueres: The Air Is Making Us Sick, But We Could Fix It

By Christiana Figueres (Time.com) Rising air pollution levels in our cities that impact the...

Caja To Target Young In Anti-Smoking Campaign

Targeting the young in their anti-smoking campaign, Costa Rica's Social Security (Caja) said it...

Costa Rican Receives Patent For Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine

Christian Marin-Muller, molecular biologist and business manager with a PhD in molecular virology, is...

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...

‘Wild West’ of Medicine: Costa Rica has only 52 plastic surgeons duly recognized

The Asociación Costarricense de Cirujanos Plásticos (Costa Rican Association of Plastic Surgeons) confirms there...

Caja Recognizes Communication Error In Denying Pregnant Woman Insurance Coverage

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

Medical Tourism Increases in Costa Rica, Competes with Mexico

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

‘Many Things We Don’t Yet Know About Zika’

Q24N (CNN) - Speaking in front of Congress last week, Centers for Disease Control and...

Marihuana Medicinal (Medicinal Marijuana)

QCOSTARICA - Looking to pass the Medical Marijuan bill 19256 in Costa Rica, and...

Cases Of Dengue Keeps Increasing

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

In Costa Rica, Gastric Cancer Kills Every 13 Hours

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

Ombudsman Calls For Tough Measures Against Aesthetics Clinics

The Ombudsman is demanding at the Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) require "extreme...

Costa Rica Passes New Law On Organ Transplants

An organ transplant law, long contemplated, was finally passed this week by the lame...

Ten Myths and Truths About Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya

(QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Being sick with Dengue, Zika or Chikungunya turns...

Sala IV Orders One Hour Per Day Per Infant For Breasfeeding

Now, in Costa Rica, mothers are entitled to one hour off work time per...

Guanacaste Woman First Death From Dengue This Year

A Guanacaste woman is the first fatailty of dengue since 2010, this was confirmed...

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