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...

Common flu vaccine will protect against AH1N1

by TCRN StaffThe next seasonal influenza vaccine (the flu) will contain the virus AH1N1.The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday asked pharmaceutical companies to use...

New Hospital will Require 500 Jobs

by TCRN StaffFor the new Hospital San Vicente de Paul, de Heredia, operating at full capacity will require 528 new jobs.This number was determined...

Ministry of Health will monitor voting booths

by TCRN StaffThe Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) gave the go ahead for the Ministry of Health to carry out AH1N1 checking and monitoring on...

Ticos rally to provide aid

by TCRN StaffThe generosity of the Costa Rican community has once again shown itself. The national campaign to aid those affected by the Haitian...

Costa Rican hotel surveys guests about medical tourism

by TCRN StaffRamada Plaza Herradura, will be using a research firm to ask thousands of hotel guests about their experiences and attitudes concerning medical...

Montezuma: surfing, yoga and dancing until dawn

To Our Readers:Since we received such an enormous positive response from my first article, I decided to write another one. This time on Montezuma!...

Arrival of AH1N1 flu vaccine suffers new delay

by TCRN StaffThe arrival of the consignment of vaccines against the AH1N1 virus suffered another delay, as acknowledged by the Health Minister Maria Luisa...

AH1N1 vaccinations start next week

by TCRN StaffMedical centers across the country next week will notify patients who have been selected to be the first to receive the vaccine...

AH1N1 pandemic reinforces stewardship of the Ministry of Health

by TCRN Staff2009 was full of important challenges that served to strengthen the Ministry of Health in its role of stewardship in health-related issues,...
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