Renowned Surgeon Visits Costa Rica to Teach

Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas came to prepare more doctors in Costa Rica to perform minimally-invasive thoracic surgery. Raquel Bolaños had already suffered through three aneurysms...

Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part III

Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? Quality! The third...

Citizens of Costa Rica Are Authorized to Plant Marijuana in Their Homes without the...

The judges of the Third Judicial Chamber of Costa Rica, by means of a resolution, ratified that the cultivation of marijuana is approved if...

Costa Rica Identifies a Boom in Medical Tourism Opportunities for Canadians

Costa Rica has identified opportunities to attract Canadian tourists interested in undergoing medical treatment in order avoid waiting lists of up to 35 weeks...
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How to Choose an International Patient Coordinator (Part 1)

Medical and Dental Tourism is growing by leaps and bounds, but that does not in itself ensure a successful trip for each-and-every Patient.  People...

Medicine Ceremonies And Sacred Plants

Sacred plants have been used in ceremonies throughout the ages, and by many different cultures and even religions.  Medicine ceremonies are different than what...
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The Spiritual Consequences of Alcohol Consumption

Although it is mass produced, mass promoted, legal, and ingested by a multitude of people all over the world, most people don't ever consider...

In Vitro Fertilization Coming to Costa Rica

President Solis promises to sign draft decree issued last Thursday, authorizing IVF in both public and private medical facilities. In November of 2012, the Inter-American...

New exam for medical interns

The proposal is to make a new exam for rotating interns in hospitals and public clinics that will improve the passing rate of students, given...

Top Three Medical Tourism Destinations for Costa Rican-Americans

Medical tourism from the United States has increased. The top reasons?Millions of Americans do not obtain a health insurance at all or their insurance...
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