80% of indigenous zika cases concentrated in Puntarenas

Eight of the ten zika cases that have appeared in the country are concentrated in the province of Puntarenas. Of the eleven cantons that form...

Ultraviolet Light Exposure Increases Risk For Skin Cancer

Featured Columnist – Health Ileana Alfaro Certified DermatologistBecause of the increasing frecuency of skin cancer in our country and the world, Derrmatologists are supporting awareness among...

Radical Natural Healing with Zahrah Sita

A little over 10 years ago, Zahrah Sita made a bold move to leave her home in the U.S. with 2 small children and relocate in...

Why We Ate Better in a Third-World Country

It really didn’t occur to me that living in the United States, the land of obesity, was like living through a famine. While visiting...

Costa Rica: happiest country of Latín America

The ticos are happy people, but not just any happy people - the happiest of all of Latín America. That is what the World...

Costa Rica’s 5K Color Run Brightens San Jose Next Sunday

The Color Run will take place on Sunday, February 16th in San Jose starting at 9:00 am in the western sector of La Sabana...

Costa Rica Releases Technical Criteria for Medical Marijuana

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This week, the Costa Rica Health Ministry delivered its findings on a pending bill to legalize medical marijuana...

Ministry of Health May Ban Electronic Cigarettes

The Ministry of Health is considering banning the import of electronic cigarettes, which are an alternative for those who want to continue smoking without...

Doctor of the future

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in...

Costa Rica to register first vaccine to prevent dengue

On Tuesday the Ministry of Health gave its endorsement for the country to administer its first vaccine for preventing dengue, confirmed Minister Fernando Llorca.Dengvaxia is...
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