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    Non-communicable Diseases in Costa Rica

    No place in the world is exempt from suffering from some type of disease derived from many...

    Vaccines: The Power of Antibodies against Diseases

    In pediatric medicine, experts in growth and development say that our immune system is in charge of...

    Diseases that can be Transmitted by our Pets

    Pets are our adorable companions, but sometimes they can transmit certain illness that can seriously affect our health. Here we present some of these ailments that can be contracted if we do not learn to adequately handle our pets

    Use of Sanitary Service: Are You Sure It Is a Privilege for Everyone?

    Have you ever thought that the routine act of going to the WC is a privilege? In Latin America and the Caribbean,...

    Why Do We Get Sick?

    Doctors do not know what name to put on the diseases which multiply like fungi after rain. Diseases increase every day and the human...
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    Costa Rican Researchers Discover Parasitical Agents in Giraffes

    2 veterinarians and one biologist conducted a study on parasitical agents in giraffes, in which 2 new agents never before described worldwide were detected....
    Stop introducing Q-tips to your ears.

    Parts of the Body You Should Never Touch

    In our daily routine, we are always exposed to different types of germs. Sometimes we do not even know it and on other occasions,...
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    Good News for Gastric Cancer Patients: Costa Rican Hospital Attains 66% Remission Rate

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Gastric cancer, a disease that affects about 34 people per 100,000 inhabitants, has been cured in 66 percent...

    The Female Condom is Gaining Popularity in Costa Rica and Will be Available Nationwide...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) has confirmed that female condoms will now be available to policyholders...

    Like European Wines of the Past, Experts Say Coffee Must Genetically Evolve in Order...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – At the XXVIII International Coffee Week (Sintercafé) conference in Costa Rica, experts claimed that the future of coffee in...

    Report Shows Costa Rica is the Place to be in Central America for Radical...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The rate of adaptation for climate change (called ND-Gain) developed by the University of Notre Dame, ranks Costa Rica as...

    Free Costa Rican Neonatal ‘Heel Test’ Diagnoses and Allows Treatment for 29 Diseases

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The neonatal screening known as the "heel test" should be performed on the third or fourth day after...

    Legalizing Drugs: Costa Rica and the World Moving Towards Policy Reform

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - It’s exhilarating when the ground shifts under policies once thought permanent and unchangeable—when the unthinkable becomes commonsense. That...

    Keep Your Costa Rica Pet Happy and Healthy With Preventative Parasite Care

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Taking preventive measures may help ward off fleas and ticks from your pets and at the same time, prevent the...

    Health Fair in San Pablo Will Focus on Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – As a way to create awareness among the public about heart disease, the community of San Pablo de...

    Feeling Under the Weather? Over 1,300 People in Palmares Have Respiratory Infections Too

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The increase in cases of acute respiratory infections are worrying the municipal authorities in the canton of Palmares,...

    Heredia Hospital Performs First Successful Penis Transplant in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The medical community in Costa Rica is moving dramatically especially the Heredia Hospital after successfully performing a penis...

    The Potential Benefits of Industrial Hemp in Costa Rica

    The question of industrial hemp and its possible benefits has been pondered by many governments in recent years. Not only has the international debate...

    6 (Mostly) Natural Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mosquitoes have been pestering humans since the dawn of time and it doesn’t look like it’s a trend...

    Costa Rica Infant Testing Best in Latin America With 29 Different Diseases Detectable

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Thanks to a test done with a drop of blood, Costa Rican health authorities can now detect up...

    Cartago Looks to be the Next Amsterdam with Its New Bike Program

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A project sponsored by the City of Carthage seeks to develop a program of public transport similar to...

    Marijuana Legalization: Many Countries are Observing the Uruguayan Experiment

    In Uruguay, the law that legalizes marijuana has just come into force: President Mujica has defended his plan for legalization by saying that it...

    Costa Rica Children's Hospital Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - With a minute of silence as part of a tribute to the patients, families and unsung heroes, many...

    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...

    First Inpatient Pediatric Hospice in Latin America Opens in Costa Rica

    Antonio J. Acosta-Rua, PhD With many supporters, friends and staff on hand, La Fundación Pro-Unidad Cuidado Paliativo, a Costa Rican pediatric hospice organization, proudly inaugurated...
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