What is yoga? International Yoga Day on The Horizon

Yoga, meaning union, is a centuries old discipline that originated in India and involves the use of specific body postures to achieve a variety...

Myths and realities about mosquito bites

With the arrival of the rainy season, the number of illnesses from mosquitoes increases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika, which in turn increases...

Infusions of valerian, lavender or chamomile can help you sleep naturally

When sleeping at night becomes a challenge, an infusion of lavender, valerian or chamomile can become your best ally to sleep.Nutritionist Kathryn Von Saalfeld...

More than 28 new cases of Zika in the country, now totaling 98

The Ministry of Health issued the weekly news update on the status of zika, dengue and chikungunya in the country. In epidemiological week number...

Curridabat and San Pablo will have “centers of rest” for caregivers of people with...

Curridabat and San Pablo de Heredia will be the first communities in Costa Rica this year that will have "respite centers" for caregivers of...
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Colombia: Fourth Latin American Country to Legalize Medical Marijuana

In a landmark decision, the Chamber approved in a debate the use of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes. Within weeks the law will...

More than 3 million Costa Ricans are overweight or obese

Obesity is among the most common health problems in the country and in Latin America In Costa Rica, 64.2% of the population suffers from this...

CT scans will be in INS and private clinics while new equipment is purchased...

While the purchase of CT scanners in national hospitals is solved with flaws in their current teams, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS)...

73% of smokers enrolled last year in the CCSS program against smoking, managed to...

73 percent of the 685 patients who came to the Cessation Clinics Snuff of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) managed to quit...

Green Juice Goes Mainstream In Costa Rica

Drinking what you know is good for you, goes in hand with the saying “you are what you eat…” For thousands of years people...
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