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Record breaking season at Boca Grande Health Clinic

May 17, 2024
By MARK DRISCOLL As the pace slows down on the Island, the Boca Grande Health Clinic wraps up an extraordinarily busy season marked by record-setting patient engagements. • Patient Visits: W…

Boca Grande Health Clinic kicks off National Nurses Week with giant card

May 9, 2024
The Boca Grande Health Clinic kicked off National Nurses Week (May 6 to 12) with a surprise presentation of giant greeting cards signed by members of the community expressing their gratitude.  …

Ask a Doc: Overcoming life’s predictable and unpredictable challenges

May 2, 2024
Editor’s Note: Earlier this season, the Boca Grande Health Clinic and Foundation hosted a Grande Rounds lecture on resiliency, featuring Yale-trained and board-certified psychiatry specialist Alex…

UPDATED: Keylime Bistro closed temporarily for health reasons

May 2, 2024
Editors note: Keylime Bistro reopened on Friday, May 3 after a follow-up inspection on Thursday, May 2 during which the restaurant met all inspection standards. Citizen video circulates  The…

Celebrating the people making the Clinic grand 

April 19, 2024
BY MARK DRISCOLL, CEO BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC Every year we celebrate Doctor’s Day and Nurses Week, but there’s one more recognition event that’s just as important. Administrative Professiona…

Ask a Doc: Parkinson’s disease can now be detected through the skin

April 12, 2024
BY BRET KUEBER, M.D., ASSISTANT MEDICAL DIRECTOR, BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC April, the birth month of James Parkinson, is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Parkinson’s is a degenerative synd…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Chemist and founder of orphan drugs

April 4, 2024
There’s a fellow at Sea Oats who has the mind of a scientist and the heart of an artist. Dr. John McCall is an interesting mix, with a humble sense of humor that belies his multiple degrees and ac…

Doctor’s Day at the Clinic, honors for Drs. James, Kueber and Haly

March 28, 2024
Honoring the physicians of the Health Clinic BY MARK DRISCOLL, CEO BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC March 30 marks a special day on our calendar – Doctor’s Day. It’s a time to honor those who dedic…

A Clinic Foundation anniversary

March 28, 2024
As we celebrate the 21st birthday of the Boca Grande Health Clinic Foundation, it’s an appropriate time to honor the visionaries who laid the groundwork for a healthier community and to recognize …

Ask a Doc: Kicking colon cancer in the butt

March 22, 2024
According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about one in 23 for men and one in 25 for women. The death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropp…