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Costa Rica health officials confirm 2 new cases of H1N1 flu virus
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Costa Rica health officials confirm 2 new cases of H1N1 flu virus

L. Arias - December 21, 2015

The director of San Carlos Hospital in northern Costa Rica, Edgar Carrillo Rojas, on Monday confirmed that doctors are treating two patients diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus. Both…

At Costa Rica hospital, dog therapy becomes part of treatment for child patients
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At Costa Rica hospital, dog therapy becomes part of treatment for child patients

L. Arias - November 26, 2015

A group of trained dogs are now officially part of medical treatment for young patients at San Vicente de Paul Hospital in Costa Rica's Heredia province. The four-legged therapy began as…

Zero Army restaurant promotes conservation through delicious smoothies
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Zero Army restaurant promotes conservation through delicious smoothies

Amanda Zúñiga - November 18, 2015

When we talk about running a business, we know the main objective is to make money. But what if I told you there's a new small business whose main goal…

Costa Rica debates right-to-die legislation
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Costa Rica debates right-to-die legislation

Zach Dyer - November 5, 2015

Costa Rica’s legislature is debating a bill that would give terminally ill patients the right to refuse treatment, which supporters say will guarantee their right to a…

Costa Rica ranks healthiest country in Latin America
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Costa Rica ranks healthiest country in Latin America

L. Arias - November 3, 2015

Along with being one of the happiest places in the world, it turns out Costa Rica is among the healthiest. A recent study by Bloomberg ranks Costa Rica as the healthiest…

On cancer, kids and gratitude in Costa Rica: A conversation with Rabbi Andrea Haney
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On cancer, kids and gratitude in Costa Rica: A conversation with Rabbi Andrea Haney

Jill Replogle - October 31, 2015

Andrea Haney is 41, a Rabbi in the Conservative Movement in Judaism, wife of U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica S. Fitzgerald Haney and mother of four children…

Ombudsman’s Office urges health officials to curb noise pollution
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Ombudsman’s Office urges health officials to curb noise pollution

L. Arias - October 30, 2015

Costa Rica's Ombudsman’s Office on Wednesday sent the Health Ministry an official request to improve supervision of all businesses and locales where noise levels disrupt the public's peace and tranquility.…

Experts warn of Chagas’ disease in Costa Rica
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Experts warn of Chagas’ disease in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 24, 2015

Experts from the National University’s Veterinary and Entomology schools issued a warning this week about the possible spread of Chagas' disease throughout Costa Rica. A recent investigation…

Media campaign seeks to raise awareness about mental health care
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Media campaign seeks to raise awareness about mental health care

L. Arias - October 13, 2015

Costa Rica’s Social Security System last week launched a media campaign to promote awareness of mental health issues in response to what it deems a high cost of providing treatment, as…

Costa Rica’s palliative care program among best in Latin America, study finds
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Costa Rica’s palliative care program among best in Latin America, study finds

L. Arias - October 8, 2015

Costa Rica's public health care program for terminally ill patients is the second best in Latin America according to the Quality of Death Index 2015, an evaluation of the…

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