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    U.S. Military Medical Exercise Concludes

    A two-day Medical Readiness and Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, concluded in Costa Rica September 12,  2009 after bringing necessary medical care and supplies to more than 375 villagers from the remote Turrialba region of this Central American nation. Just before...

    New HIV Test Approved by FDA

    Each year, an estimated 56,300 people in the U.S. become newly infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This number is so high in part because about one-quarter of the more than 1.1 million Americans believed to be living...

    Insurers aim to save from overseas medical tourism

    Elizabeth Kunz left her dentist's office this spring with a mouth full of problems and no way to pay for them. The South Carolina resident went out of her way, literally, to find a solution, which turned out to...

    Arizona man gets stem cell therapy in Costa Rica

    Mark Palmer, 29, was paralyzed from the chest down in a 2003 car accident. His car hydroplaned on a rainy stretch of I-40, and he was thrown from the vehicle. Five years later, his wife, Celeste, read about stem cell...

    Family Heads to Costa Rica for Adult Stem Cell Therapy

    A child from the Bangor area will venture to Costa Rica to be the first person from Maine to have Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Autism. As Meghan Hayward tells us, his parents have high hopes for their son's continued...

    MedTrava partners with Hospital Clinica Biblica in Costa Rica

    The MedTrava Group, a Texan medical tourism agency, has partnered with Hospital Clinica Biblica in Costa Rica to offer patients seeking overseas health care a high-quality, low-cost health care option that is only a few hours away from the...

    Climate models predict dengue epidemics

    (UPI) -- U.S. and Costa Rican scientists say they've developed the first climate-based computer model that can predict dengue fever outbreaks in Costa Rica. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Miami and the University of Costa Rica...

    Cosmetic Surgery in Costa Rica

    Now you can finally get that procedure you’ve always dreamed of at an exceptionally reasonable price. With a wealth of skilled surgeons and state-of-the-art medical facilities, Costa Rica is internationally recognized as a top-notch medical tourism destination. Find out...

    First Inpatient Pediatric Hospice in Latin America Opens in Costa Rica

    Antonio J. Acosta-Rua, PhD With many supporters, friends and staff on hand, La Fundación Pro-Unidad Cuidado Paliativo, a Costa Rican pediatric hospice organization, proudly inaugurated Casa San Miguel Arcángel, the first inpatient pediatric hospice facility in Latin America. Casa San...

    HSA Clearing Corp Announces Costa Rican Medical Care

    Working with the finest private hospitals and physicians in Costa Rica, Costa Rican Medical Care will help people save hundreds if not thousands of dollars on certain medical care procedures. According to a recent study by the Deloitte Center...
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