Caja To Target Young In Anti-Smoking Campaign

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

Guanacaste Woman First Death From Dengue This Year

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

Costa Rica in a tough battle against dengue

The Costa Rican Ministry of Health announced in late December it will increase its...

Medical Tourism Conference April 24-26

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

Do As One with one billion people

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

Orphans To Receive Pension Until 25 Even If Working

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

Yoga Marathon (Mon, Apr 15th – Fri, 19th)

Starting today, Monday, April 15th Gringo Central in San Ramón will be starting our...

Tough Anti Tobacco Regulations

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

Costa Rica Selling Milk That Isn’t Milk?

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rican dairy farmers have denounced the fact that in...

What Is Zika? Ministry of Health Website Aims To Inform Population and Health Workers

QCOSTARICA | What is the Zika virus? How is it transmitted? What are the...

Ombudsman Calls For Tough Measures Against Aesthetics Clinics

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

First Homegrown Case Of Chikungunya in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) confirmed today, Saturday,...

Doctor With Cure For Homosexuality Cancels Talk At Conference

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

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...

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...

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Costa Rica

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

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...

A Thousand New Cases of Breast Cancer Detected Each Year

COSTA RICA NEWS -- One thousand new cases of breast cancer are detected annually...

Cases Of Dengue Keeps Increasing

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

Easy Ways to Destress

Do you feel stressed right now? You’ll be pleased to know it’s perfectly natural....

Season Flu Vaccination Program Underway

QCOSTARICA - The flu season in Costa Rica is around the corner, with the...

Alajuela and Children’s Hospitals Will Be “Referral” Centres For Ebola

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) officials announced Monday...

Costa Rica Health Confirms New Case of Chikungunya

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) confirmed a new...

Salud Gets Serious In Fight Against Dengue

In an effort to curb the spread of Dengue, the Ministerio de Salud (Health...

Costa Rica Records First Dengue Death Since 2010

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

Caja To Be In Full Operation For Semana Santa

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

Dengue Cases Continue To Rise

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

Political Inaction Costs Country US$2.2 Million

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Costa Rica has been hit with an indemnity judgement of...

Health Officials Alarmed Over Rise in Dengue

The number of Dengue fever cases in Costa Rica has quadrupled the number of...

Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventative Double Mastectomy

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

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...

Respiratory Viruses Claims 49 More Lives This Year Over Last

Respiratory viruses claimed the 49 more lives than last year, according to the Ministry...

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