Cigarette Smuggling In Costa Rica Skyrockets

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

Virus, C.diff Bacteria Assault Country

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

Plastic Surgery

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

Worms and Weevils Found In Rice Delivery To Hospital Mexico

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

New Research Reveals Another Good Reason To Drink Red Wine

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

You Should Never Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking it

QHEALTH - Chicken is consumed by people all over the planet. In Costa Rica...

How to Get Back in Shape this Summer

By:Jane Marchant- Licensed physiotherapist and yoga teacher, Vozdeguanacaste With the New Year may come the...

¢8 Million The Tally on No Smoking Fines

More than a year after the Ley de Control del Tabaco (Anti-Tobacco Law) went...

“The Worst Is Yet To Come”,Health Official Conerned Of The Spread of Zika in The Country

(QCOSTARICA) The increased number of cases of Zika in the country has prompted renewed...

47% Of Pregnancies in Costa Rica Are Unintended

One of the concerns that exists today in Costa Rica, according to Oscar Valverde,...

Bacteria In At Least 8 Patients Has San Juan de Dios Hospital on Alert

The bacteria Clostridium, a genus of Gram-positive bacteria, belonging to the Firmicutes, an organism...

2013 is the Year of Infectious Diseases in Costa Rica

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

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...

Parasite Infection Linked to Road Rage

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

Female Condom Is Well Accepted by Costa Rican Women

COSTA RICA HEALTH NEWS - A recent study by Costa Rica's Social Security (Caja...

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...

Lets Fight Against Prostate Cancer!

Movember is the month formerly known as November, where men and women across the...

New Union for Health Companies

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

MEP Employee Fired For Alcoholism Must Be Reinstated

Costa Rica's Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Ministerio de Educación Pública...

World Bank Support for Costa Rica Healthcare Improvement

(Q24N) The World Bank has approved an almost half a billion dollar loan to...

Chikungunya Virus Threatens Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Seven confirmed cases and 180 suspected is the tally of the Chikungunya...

Medical Tourism Booms in Costa Rica

(Reuters) - When Canadian house cleaner Marlene Trithardt needed a tooth replaced, she drove...

Bacteria in Contaminated Water Responsible For Increase in Diarrhea

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Health officials say they have seen an increase in cases...

French Tourist First Confirmed Case of Chikungunya In Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - A French tourist is the first confirmed case of the...

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

While United States government food regulators struggle to eliminate partially the presence of 'trans...

For The First Time, Costa Rica Will Change Influenza Vaccine And Vaccination Period

COSTA RICA NEWS - Following the World Health Organization (WHO) research establishing the most...

App Allows Costa Rica to Report Mosquito Hatcheries In Combatting Dengue

QCOSTARICA - A team of developers in Costa Rica have created a free app...

Medical Tourism Increases in Costa Rica, Competes with Mexico

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

Imaginary meal tricks the body into losing weight

YATZU (Planet Tech News) Salk researchers have developed an entirely new type of pill...

7 Tips To Exercise Safely Under the Summer Sun

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

Seasonal Influenza Claims Nine Lives (So Far) In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministry of Health confirmed Thursday night that in...

67 Ticas Die Each Year From A Silent Cancer

Ovarian cancer, often been referred to as a 'silent killer',  is a cancerous growth that...

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