Sex Education In Costa Rica Schools Survives Another Challenge

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

Dengue Cases Quadruple In First Three Months of The Year

The number of cases of Dengue in the first quarter of the year over...

MEP Employee Fired For Alcoholism Must Be Reinstated

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

Medical Tourism Conference April 24-26

Tourism remains an important source of income for Costa Rica. And one sector that...

Caja To Be In Full Operation For Semana Santa

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

Doctor With Cure For Homosexuality Cancels Talk At Conference

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

Costa Rica Records First Dengue Death Since 2010

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

Orphans To Receive Pension Until 25 Even If Working

Some 7.000 orphans in Costa Rica will take benefit to a recent Constitutional Court...

Doctor Promoting “Cure” For Homosexuality To Visit Costa Rica

Dr. Jokin de Irala, who promotes that homosexuality can be overcome with therapy will...

Plastic Surgery

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

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

So, you think you’re beating the sun, eh?  Well, the facts prove you wrong....

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',...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

The start of the school year is around the corner and Costa Rica's Health...

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...

‘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...

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Costa Rica

If you are considering cosmetic or plastic surgery, do not overlook the importance of...

Moms And Babies Took To The Streets For Longer Breastfeeding

Moms and babies, including strollers and baby bottles, paraded on Friday through downtown San...

Depression Linked With Late Night TV, Computer Use: Study

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

Medical Tourism Increases in Costa Rica, Competes with Mexico

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

Medical Tourism Booms in Costa Rica

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

Delaying the effects of aging: Is telomerase therapy a magic bullet of youth?

By Dr. James Aw, National Post/QCostarica I recently came across two candidates for the fountain...

Costa Rica: new eyecare technology at CAJA

By Marel Evans, Costa Rica Star / QHealth New eye care technology at the universal...

47% Of Pregnancies in Costa Rica Are Unintended

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

New Study Shows Tomatoes Cut the Risk of Strokes

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

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