Deadly Liposuction Revives the Debate: Who Can Make Aesthetic Procedures?

One more death re-ignites the discussion: Should the general practitioners practice plastic surgeries, even though they did not specialize for it? In Costa Rica,...

The Pleasures of Holistic Skincare

At that moment my feet were submerged in hot water inside of a beautiful metal container, floating petals, and leaves. Around me, shelves full...

Users Can Download the EDUS App on Their Smartphones

The Unique Digital Health File (EDUS), implemented by the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), has the function of integrating the different levels of...

Woman Dies of Cancer in France, after Receiving Transplant of Smoker’s Lungs

A patient suffering from cystic fibrosis developed cancer shortly after receiving a lung transplant from a smoker in France, according to a study published...

Costa Rican Woman Assists Communities in Africa

María Laura Chacón is a young Costa Rican woman who started her most rewarding experience 5 years ago by joining the medical-humanitarian organization Doctors...

Beer: A Beverage Threatened by Climate Change

As the century progresses, there will be less beer and it will be more expensive to get. Climate change is causing a greater frequency...

Legalization of Marijuana Still Carries On Controversy

For some time up to now, Costa Rica has debated a bill for the cultivation of marijuana which, until now has not had any...

Costa Rican Scientists Participate to Create New Antidote Against Venom of Black Mamba

A trio of scientists from the Clodomiro Picado Institute of the University of Costa Rica (ICP-UCR) collaborated in the creation of the first antidote...

Ideal Food in Stressful Moments

Few people know that food is related to emotions and when pictures of stress are presented during the day, food becomes a method to...

Healthy Employees Increase Business Productivity

It is proven that companies that have healthy employees, both physically and mentally, are the most productive. That is why the Professional Nutrition Association...
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