Local groups help equip rehab facility in Costa Rica

When Pastor Dexter Lambert made his first mission trip to Costa Rica in May 2007, he was shocked by what he found. Through a family...

Americans are flocking to Costa Rica for stem cell treatments

By Alex Leff SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Dr. Orlando Morales is something of a celebrity at Costa Rica's University of Medical Science, sauntering through...

US Gives Stamp of Approval for Costa Rican Clinics

Recently, the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Facilities (AAAASF) have granted three Costa Rican clinics certification which places them on equal footing with...

“Morning After Pill” Still In Costa Rica’s Congress

The "Morning After Pill" - the emergency contraception - in Costa Rica is still far from reality for many women to prevent pregnancy after...

U.S. Military Medical Exercise Concludes

A two-day Medical Readiness and Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, concluded in Costa Rica September 12,  2009 after bringing necessary medical care and supplies to...

New HIV Test Approved by FDA

Each year, an estimated 56,300 people in the U.S. become newly infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This number is so high in...
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Insurers aim to save from overseas medical tourism

Elizabeth Kunz left her dentist's office this spring with a mouth full of problems and no way to pay for them. The South Carolina...

Arizona man gets stem cell therapy in Costa Rica

Mark Palmer, 29, was paralyzed from the chest down in a 2003 car accident. His car hydroplaned on a rainy stretch of I-40, and...

Family Heads to Costa Rica for Adult Stem Cell Therapy

A child from the Bangor area will venture to Costa Rica to be the first person from Maine to have Adult Stem Cell Therapy...

MedTrava partners with Hospital Clinica Biblica in Costa Rica

The MedTrava Group, a Texan medical tourism agency, has partnered with Hospital Clinica Biblica in Costa Rica to offer patients seeking overseas health care...
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