Health

Smoking: How Does Costa Rica Compare To the Rest of the World

“Tobacco doesn't just cause cancer, it ruptures hearts," stated the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom; This official made the warning seeking to raise awareness about the relationship between this habit and the...

“Cushuro”: Andean Superfood against Anemia and Malnutrition

The “cushuro”, also known as “murmunta, is an Andean algae considered as the food of the future, as specialists say it has more protein than meat, more calcium than milk and more iron than a plate of...

Be Careful With Dengue: Know Its Causes and Prevention

Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Mild dengue causes high fever, rash, muscle, and joint pain. A severe form of dengue, also called "hemorrhagic dengue fever," can cause...

Oxygen: Are You Breathing Properly?

Oxygen is essential for people’s health, not only for breathing but also it has a special and important participation in metabolic reactions such as obtaining energy through the oxidation of nutrients when the cells of the body...

New Study Reports Increasing Cancer Survival and Progress in Cancer Control

A new study published in “The Lancet Oncology” reports that for 7 common cancer types (esophagus, stomach, colon, rectum, pancreas, lung, and ovary), survival has increased markedly across high-income countries over the period 1995–2014.

All You Need to Know About Making and Using Homemade Saline Solution

A child can become dehydrated because of severe diarrhea, gastroenteritis or heat; all these conditions are very serious for a minor and must be dealt with immediately. The symptoms are the same: dry mouth, deep weakness, and...

Add Color and Nutrition to Your Meals With “The Rainbow Diet”

When it comes to the “Color Diet” it is thought that every color that this diet assigns to specific foods is because of the same color, this is not so, it has a different meaning. Rather it...

Why Is the Use of Medicinal Marijuana Necessary?

Mauricio Lizcano suffered from severe pain, dizziness, and nausea, due to a blood stem malformation that also made him a wheelchair user. In 2007, when he was diagnosed, he was warned that there was no treatment for...

Brazilian Child Born with Autism and Difficulties to Talk, now Speaks 9 Languages

In Brazil, the story of Rafael Lancer, a child with an autism spectrum disorder, has captivated the international community. During his first 2 years of life, the child showed no signs that he could speak or communicate...

How to Stay Healthy and Fit in Costa Rica

Staying fit and healthy in Costa Rica is simple. The reason for this is that there are many activities that are easy to take part in. As long as you commit to regular physical activity, you’ll discover...
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How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and...
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Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...

Dengue Fever Is Doing The Rounds in Costa Rica

Recently it was known through the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica an increase of 160% in cases of Dengue infections in...

Only through Science, the World Population Will Be Fed in 30 Years

Science and innovation seem to be the answer to the problem of how to feed the world population in 2050, with fewer...

Have You Visited La Amistad International Park?: A World Heritage Site

La Amistad International Park (PILA) is located in the Cordillera de Talamanca, about 280 kilometers (km) from San José, the capital of...
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