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U.S. volunteer specialists perform spine surgeries on 11 Costa Rican children

A group of U.S. surgeons and other specialists joined local physicians this week to perform spine surgeries on 11 patients at the National Children’s Hospital in San José.

Costa Rica doctors association alarmed by low vacciation rates of personnel as 17 dead from AH1N1 virus

Only 30 percent of the health care workers at the Costa Rican hospital with the largest concentration of deaths linked to H1N1 this season were vaccinated.

Costa Rica’s poor live longer than poor in the US, study finds

If you're poor in Costa Rica, you'll probably live longer than your relatively poor counterparts in the U.S., according to a new study.

As AH1N1 death toll rises to 14 in Costa Rica, authorities say it’s too late in season for vaccination

The AH1N1 virus was responsible for 14 deaths in Costa Rica in 2015, with a spike in deaths in December, according to public health officials.

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

Doctors say four-legged friends have helped children at San Vicente de Paul Hospital improve their moods and reduce stress, anxiety and blood pressure, all with just a little canine TLC.

Costa Rica expecting conjoined twins — four sets of them

Four women in Costa Rica are currently pregnant with conjoined twins, an extremely rare coincidence in a small country.

Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery

Gabriel González, the youngest of Costa Rica’s first set of sextuplets, who were born premature in May, died Saturday night in San José’s Hospital de la Mujer.

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

Costa Rica's palliative care program is the second best in Latin America, behind Chile.

Golden Games challenge stereotypes about aging

At a time when adults over 60 may be retired from the work force, but are taking on jobs around their towns and barrios, the Golden Games are a way to show off to the public the “new older adult” and to give senior citizens a chance to show their stuff.

Costa Rica President Solís Legalizes IVF

Fifteen years after the Supreme Court banned the fertility procedure, in vitro fertilization could be legal in Costa Rica as early as Friday.

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