Costa Rica Certified a Controlled Risk for Mad Cow Disease

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The World Health Organization included Costa Rica in the list of countries with controlled risk of "mad cow...

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...

Health Ministry Insists on Banning Import Electronic Cigarettes

The Ministry of Health is analyzing current legislation to prevent the importation of electronic cigarettes into the country. Electronic cigarettes are an alternative for people...

Costa Rica Canada Sign Agreement Promoting Organic Products

Costa Rica and Canada signed an agreement to promote the marketing of organic products. Both countries recognized the regulations governing the accreditation and certification...

30% of Costa Ricans will be Obese by 2015

Nearly 30% of Costa Ricans will be obese by 2015, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). There is a great deal...

Costa Rica Infant Mortality Rate Lowest in History

The infant mortality rate in Costa Rica in 2012 was 8.51 per thousand births, which is the lowest figure in its history, said the...

Ban Toxic Fuels "does not matter", says Minister of Environment

The decree promised in 2012 regarding the ban on toxic fuels by the Ministry of Environment, Energy (MINAE) and the Ministry of Health “it...

Costa Rica Compensation to Those Affected by Ban on In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Costa Rica News - Costa Rica's government announced that the compensation paid for $415,000 ordered by a ruling of the Inter-American Court of Human...

Ministry of Health to Review IVF Bill

Costa Rica News - The Ministry of Health announced that they will meet with a group of experts to consider the bill to regulate...

Quick Dental Trips to Costa Rica

It is said that if beauty is power, then a smile is its sword. If your smile has dimmed because of damaged, decaying or...
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