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Costa Rican ‘super eggs’ boost daily intake of nutrients

Selenium-enriched eggs produced using a new technique developed at the University of Costa Rica can help strengthen the immune system and contribute to the prevention of various types of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Study: Costa Rica improves healthy life expectancy

Recent research found that the Healthy Life Expectancy of Costa Ricans averages 71.85 years for women and 69.23 years for men. Both figures are better than the world average of 64 years.

Costa Rica to use drones to deliver medicine to indigenous communities

Currently, it can take up to three days to deliver medicine to remote communities. Using drones, each delivery would take 30-45 minutes.

Costa Rica reports lower cancer mortality rates

Costa Rica's cancer mortality rate declined 17 percent over the past 15 years, according to a new study from the Caja.

Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year

Costa Rica’s Health Ministry on Monday approved the use of Dengvaxia, the first licensed dengue vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization.

Costa Rica sees rise in domestic violence

The Puntarenas canton of Quepos had the highest rate of domestic violence over the past three years — 101 cases per 10,000 inhabitants.
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Starlink Cleared for Costa Rica Launch, Bridging Digital Divide

Starlink, the groundbreaking satellite Internet service birthed by tech expert Elon Musk, has been greenlit to operate in Costa Rica by the Superintendence of...

The Little Differences of living in Costa Rica as an Expat

Every place where we live around the world has its own culture and lifestyle that make it a unique place to live. When we...

Gisele Bündchen: Finding Peace in Costa Rica

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen recently spoke to CBS’ correspondent Lee Cowan, whom she invited to her home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During the interview, Bündchen...

Costa Rica Declares National State of Emergency Over Migrant Surge

The government of Costa Rica announced a state of national emergency on Tuesday in response to the dramatically increasing number of migrants crossing its...