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    The Great Cannabis Debate: What’s Up with Medical Marijuana in Costa Rica?

    From The Costa Rica News (TCRN) we have been following up on everything that happens regarding “Cannabis” worldwide, this time with good news for the United States

    The Costa Rican Health System: Among the Best in the World

    The Costa Rican Health System has a very high-efficiency level compared to health systems in other countries. Proof of this, the elevated...

    3 Big Reasons Why Self-Diagnosis is Dangerous

    Gracias a Internet, la gente común ahora tiene acceso a una cantidad ilimitada de recursos educativos. La cantidad de información gratuita y de calidad disponible en línea es asombrosa. Obviamente, esto es algo muy beneficioso. Simplemente saltando en línea puedes aprender valiosas habilidades como cambiar una llanta o aplicar un torniquete

    Costa Rica Leads Latin America in Fight Against Breast Cancer

    Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of the American Cancer Association, that...

    The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the...

    A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

    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...

    4 Effective Home Methods to Purify Your Water

    Purifying water to make it drinkable means eliminating waste and organisms that are harmful to health: bacteria, parasites,...

    Columbian ‘Talking with Julis’ Software Breaking Down Communication Barriers

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - People with some degree of hearing impairment can communicate without an interpreter through a software developed in Colombia...

    Costa Rican Hospital Invest Millions in Improvements

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In about two months the service improvements of Gynecology and Obstetrics Max Peralta Hospital in Cartago will finish,...

    According to Instagram Costa Rica is the Fifth Happiest Country

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Using Instagram as an unusual measuring gauge, the travel guide company Jetpac found that Costa Rica is the...

    Costa Rican University Busts Myth That Beer is a Good Hydrator After Exercise

    After a day of exercise, many want to quench their thirst with a cold beer, especially if the sun is out, but is beer...

    Costa Rican Association Promotes Sexual Health Through Their ‘Buy One Give One’ Condom Campaign

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rican Demographic Association (ADC) is looking to provide contraceptives to people in poor social situation and...

    Golfito Hospital Spending ¢250 Million on Renovations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Golfito Hospital began a series of renovations valued at ¢250 million in their delivery room, maternity lounge,...

    Costa Rica dengue cases rise to 41,510 with no deaths

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica recorded a total of 41,510 cases of dengue fever, of which 111 were of the severe...

    Costa Rica Infant Mortality Rate Lowest in History

    The infant mortality rate in Costa Rica in 2012 was 8.51 per thousand births, which is the lowest figure in its history, said the...

    Electronic waste threatens water, fish and the country’s health

    by JAIRO VILLEGAS S. The aquifers, fish and people of Costa Rica are exposed to contamination by heavy metals released by technological garbage. If these computers,...

    Avoid Tanning Beds And Use Sun Block To Prevent Skin Cancer

    Featured Columnist – Health Ileana Alfaro Certified Dermatologist With thousands of new cases diagnosed annually and increasing numbers daily, skin cancer is the most common cancer in...

    New stomach cancer clinic opens in Costa Rica

    by TCRN Staff A Costa Rican clinic was recently declared as a Gastroclínica International Training Center in Gastroenterology by the World Organization of Gastroenterology. This means...

    Ministry of Health will monitor voting booths

    by TCRN Staff The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) gave the go ahead for the Ministry of Health to carry out AH1N1 checking and monitoring on...

    AH1N1 vaccinations start next week

    by TCRN Staff Medical centers across the country next week will notify patients who have been selected to be the first to receive the vaccine...
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