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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…

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 …

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…

March 7, 2024
March is the harbinger of spring and with it, the start of daylight saving time – an extra hour for healthy activities from taking in the great outdoors to growing a garden. It’s also National Nut…

February 29, 2024
BY MARK DRISCOLL Here we are in March already, and I can’t believe how fast the months are flying by. I hope everyone is enjoying Boca Grande, especially now that the weather is finally treatin…

February 16, 2024
Thousands of songs have been written about the heart. Depending upon your music genre of choice, we know where “The Heart Of Rock and Roll” is, that “My Heart Will Go On,” and hope to never experi…

February 15, 2024
BY MARY BETH SCHNEIDER I should have died this past summer. Not the illness kind of death, but the drop-dead kind that makes everyone ask “What happened? She was so fit!” Thankfully, it wasn’t …

February 15, 2024
The Boca Grande Health Clinic and Foundation will welcome Yale-trained and board-certified psychiatry specialist Alexander P. Miano, M.D. on February 20, 2024, for an in-person talk on resilience….

February 9, 2024
JONNA FOOS DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC The Boca Grande Health Clinic has more than 6,500 patient visits a year, and a number of those visits lead to a referral to a specia…

January 25, 2024
Dorothy “Doro” Bush Koch spoke at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Thursday, Jan. 18. about mindfulness and gratitude. “It’s something that has made my life demonstrably better,” said Koch, the si…