The Most Extreme Weight-Loss Method Yet?

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

What You Should Know About Coffee

Costa Rica is a coffee producing country. And despite that coffee drinking is not...

In Costa Rica, Sanction For Malpractice Is A ¢200 Fine and Maxium 120 Day Suspension

From the unbelievable to the ultra-ridiculous in Costa Rica, Doctors who commit mala praxis...

Ninth Flu Victim Dies

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

All For A Good Cause: Women In Costa Rica To Walk Streets In Their Bra In Fight Against Breast Cancer

All for a good cause, women in Costa Rica will have the opportunity to...

Street Food Sales Closer to Being Regulated

A reform of the General Health Law (Ley General de Salud) was approved in...

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...

Political Inaction Costs Country US$2.2 Million

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

UCR Study Reveals Restaurant Workers in San José Do Not Wash Hands Thoroughly

Next time you decide to eat out or get a quick bite at the...

Plastic Surgery

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

What to do if you get sick in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - Travelers to Costa Rica will be happy to know that they can...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

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

A Thousand New Cases of Breast Cancer Detected Each Year

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

Caja Recognizes Communication Error In Denying Pregnant Woman Insurance Coverage

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

Contraceptive Linked To 23 Deaths in Canada Sold Over The Counter in Costa rica

The birth control pill, Yaz and Yasmin linked to 23 deaths in Canada according...

Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, with Most Cases of Dengue

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - So far in 2015, 839 people have...

Bacteria in Contaminated Water Responsible For Increase in Diarrhea

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

7 Tips To Exercise Safely Under the Summer Sun

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

Doctor Promoting “Cure” For Homosexuality To Visit Costa Rica

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

Dengue Cases Quadruple In First Three Months of The Year

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

Preventing Mosquito Bites

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

Easy Ways to Destress

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

Imaginary meal tricks the body into losing weight

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

Costa Rica Decrees ‘Preventive’ Emergency Over Zika

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health and National Emergency Commission - Ministerio de Salud...

Breast Cancer Each Year Takes The Like Of 280 Women in Costa Rica

  QCOSTARICA - Each year about 280 women in Costa Rica die from breast cancer,...

Man is delicate condition in the hospital after being bitten by a bat

The Ministry of Health, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) and the National...

Ministry Of Health Health Confirms The First Two Pregnant Women With Zika This Year

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud) confirmed Wednesday the...

Marijuana Use Among Youth On The Rise in Costa Rica

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

16 Year-Old and 40 Year-Old Give Birth To Babies With Microcephaly

Q COSTA RICA -  In Puntarenas, a week ago, a 16 year-old girl and...

How to stop sitting yourself to death

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

Season Flu Vaccination Program Underway

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

Parasite Infection Linked to Road Rage

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

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