Yami Bolanos fights for legalization of medical marijuana

Imagine waiting months for a much-needed organ transplant, only to lay in bed, writhing in pain, for 4 years after the transplant is completed....

Science has proven, our bodies are self-healing machines

Science has proven that our bodies are amazing self-healing machines with automatic processes built into it to ensure that it maintains a state of...

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...

New research on legalization of medical marijuana

This week, research found that states in the U.S. that legalized medical marijuana — which is sometimes recommended for symptoms like chronic pain, anxiety or...

Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica-- The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference has announced the lineup of speakers for the two-day event to be held at...

42-hour Diabetes Medication Will Soon Be Available in Costa Rica

As soon as December, residents of Costa Rica will finally have access to a long-acting insulin analog called Tresiba®. Insulin degludec, brand name Tresiba®, is...

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...

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...

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...

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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