Tension intensifies between CCSS and medical staff

by IRENE VIZCAÍNOThe conflict between the CCSS and medical residents is worsening after yesterday when other medical professionals decided to join the movement and...

Health Choices Costa Rica Making Quality Health Care Affordable

Health Choices Costa Rica, born out of Health Choices International, is a medical tourism facilitator and healthcare development company within this Central American country.Their...
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Yoga evening at NYI has 14 couples twisting themselves for charity

On May 21st at the Nosara Yoga Institute (NYI), thirty people gathered for massage, yoga, chocolate-covered strawberries and lots of laughter. In the process,...

Weight Loss Attitude Part 1: Deciding to Change

By TCRN StaffThis is the first part of a five part series of articles about weight loss attitude and how to start changing your...

Avoid Tanning Beds And Use Sun Block To Prevent Skin Cancer

Featured Columnist – Health Ileana Alfaro Certified DermatologistWith thousands of new cases diagnosed annually and increasing numbers daily, skin cancer is the most common cancer in...

The Medical Tourism Industry Showed its Strength

On April 26th, 2010, 450 health service providers from 15 Latin American countries gathered at the Ramada Herradura Hotel Convention Center to participate in...

Reversing the trend of childhood obesity

Featured Columnist – Health Ileana Alfaro Certified DermatologistOverweight is defined as a body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height...

Calderón Guardia opens clinic to quit smoking

by IRENE RODRIGUEZ S.Calderón Guardia Hospital opened a clinic to help smokers quit their habit and improve their quality of life.Through the advice of...

Talamanca receives special medical aid

by ROGER AMORETTYMore than 500 residents of the remote community of Piedra Mesa de Talamanca received free medical care this week by professionals of...

Increased cases of allergies in tico children

by TCRN StaffThe cases of allergic rhinitis and asthma is rising among Costa Rican children.Doctors at the National Children's Hospital indicate that in addition,...
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