Costa Rica Medical Tourism Review

Costa Rica Medical Tourism leads Central American counties as a the Medical Travel Destination of Choice Medical Tourism in Costa Rica has seen significant grow...

Medical Tourism Increases in Costa Rica

Welcome to Costa Rica, one of the fastest growing tropical getaway for those seeking affordable medical care. Reuters is reporting Costa Rica is competing with...

Dengue Alert

According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, as of November 10 there have been 16,258 cases, 11,906 cases against the same period last...

The Latin Codex will be Hosted in Costa Rica

Costa Rica will host the next Codex Alimentarius for Latin America and the Caribbean (CCLAC), for the 18th meeting. THE CCLAC discuss issues on the...

Güitite Tree from Costa Rica joins Fight against Cancer

A very common Costa Rican tree could become the newest ally in the fight against cancer. The tree is called Acnistus arborescens, known as...

Costa Rica Cancer Rate per Capita goes up in 2012 but Still Very Low

Costa Rica registers at least 9,000 new patients each year which approximately is 196 per 100,000 compared to USA with 300 per 100,000 (World...

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...

5% of the Adult Population Suffers from Depression in Latin America

5 percent of the adult population suffers from depression in Latin America and Caribbean, but six out of ten do not receive treatment, said...

Ombudsman Expects Approval For Costa Rica IVF

Ofelia Taitelbaum, the Defensoría de los Habitantes (Ombudsman's office), expressed confidence that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Inter-American Court) will order the ban...

Costa Rica to Host International Conference on Nutrigenomics

San Jose - Costa Rica continues to be one of the prime locations for scientific research in Latin America, hosting this year the second...
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