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Health & Wellness

COVID booster update from the BGHC

April 8, 2022
On March 28 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a second COVID-19 booster shot for persons over the age of 50. Additionally, persons over the age of 18 with compromised imm…

Boca Grande’s secrets to longevity

April 1, 2022
As part of our year-long celebration of the Boca Grande Health Clinic’s 75th anniversary, the Clinic is pleased to launch a short series of web videos that capture some of the “secrets” to having …

Boca Grande Health Clinic 75th anniversary street party scheduled

March 17, 2022
The Boca Grande Health Clinic has come a long way since the mid-1900s, when an out-of-town doctor treated patients once a week in a small room above the Railroad Depot. The journey to 75 years was…

ASK A DOC: Hip surgery and what to expect

March 11, 2022
With more than half of the population of Boca Grande at 65 years and older, it’s no surprise that  needing – or recovering from – hip surgery is something we’re used to dealing with at the Clinic….

Medicare Scams Have Arrived in Boca Grande

February 24, 2022
Scams are nothing new, from emails to send donations to Ethiopian princes, to fake calls from a family member in peril, nearly one in six Americans have lost money to a phone scam in the last 12 m…

Deborah Hahn to retire from Boca Grande Health Clinic

February 23, 2022
From the time she was a young girl, Deborah “Debby” Hahn always knew she wanted to be a nurse. After earning her nursing degree from the Hawkeye Institute in Waterloo, Iowa, Debby joined the ranks…

Heart healthy living, island style

February 18, 2022
BY BRET KUEBER, MD BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC Back in 2009 a study was completed on the people who lived on Ikaria Island off the coast of Greece. It was known that people lived longer there tha…

Becoming a centenarian

February 11, 2022
By Dr. Raymond James, Boca Grande Health Clinic If you’re looking to have a long, productive life, there’s a lot to be learned from the lifestyle choices made by people in the world’s “Blue Zon…

PROFILE: Dr. Bret Kueber

February 3, 2022
Dr. Bret Kueber always knew that he wanted to semi-retire in Florida; he just didn’t think it would happen this soon. It seems as though while he was waiting for his daughter Katie to finish high …

Living a life of well-being: Meditation, Part II

January 28, 2022
The practice of creating instant well being is not simply a matter of wishful thinking, it just takes practice. For example, imagine that you, before you start your day, have put into place all th…