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…

Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids
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Art Walks
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Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids

Amanda Zúñiga - October 16, 2015

Art and social work join forces tonight as Man Yu Fung and other renowned artists unite with the Costa Rican Heart Foundation, the United for Childhood Foundation…

How to beat the rainy season with kids
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How to beat the rainy season with kids

Jill Replogle and Katherine Stanley - October 14, 2015

I come from dry places. I am relatively new at motherhood. I am relatively new to Costa Rica. Therefore, the first downpours to trap me — along…

Costa Rica’s sextuplets drive regulation of fertility treatments
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Costa Rica’s sextuplets drive regulation of fertility treatments

The Tico Times - June 13, 2015

The Costa Rican Doctors and Surgeons Association announced new regulations for fertility treatments following a bevy of multiple births in May. Wednesday, the association’s board of directors…

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Third of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies from organ failure

The Tico Times - May 25, 2015

Andrés, the fifth sextuplet, has died from multiple organ failure, Costa Rican media reported Monday morning. At 9 a.m. on Monday, the infant’s lungs, heart and brain…

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Second of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies from respiratory complications

The Tico Times - May 22, 2015

The second of the Costa Rican sextuplets born on May 17 has died, Costa Rican media reported Friday afternoon. Emma, the oldest of the six premature babies,…

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One of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies

The Tico Times - May 20, 2015

Diego, one of the sextuplets born earlier this week in Costa Rica, died Wednesday afternoon, according to hospital authorities. Dr. Roberto Araya, head of neonatal care at San…

Costa Rica’s first sextuplets born
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Costa Rica’s first sextuplets born

AFP - May 18, 2015

A woman gave birth to sextuplets, four boys and two girls, all born in stable condition, in the first birth of its kind in Costa Rica, health…

Costa Rica seeks improved treatment for autism
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Costa Rica seeks improved treatment for autism

Katherine Stanley - May 14, 2015

“Parents will say, ‘All I want to do is go to my nephew’s birthday party, and have my sister not ask me to leave because my child…

‘Little Monsters’ cultivates kids’ creativity
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‘Little Monsters’ cultivates kids’ creativity

Robert Isenberg - April 9, 2015

“Little Monsters” may sound like a funny name, perhaps a bad translation, but that is the official title of a new “creative club” designed for children. The…