News & Events

January 2013

Super Snacks for the Super Bowl

Football song lyrics are loaded with anticipation, from Faith Hill’s “Waiting All Day Until Sunday Night” to Hank Williams’ “Are...

Take precautions to avoid injury this winter

With the snow showers in the forecast this week, it’s a perfect time to remind ourselves of winter safety measures....

Super Bowl Nachos

Backus Diabetes Management Center Dietitian Wendy Kane kicks off a series of healthy recipes to make sure you score a touchdown with your Super Bowl party.

The Flu and You

Flu cases are on the rise, not only in our region but across the country. So far this flu season,...

Backus, partners target Griswold for health programs

NORWICH – The Backus Health System is partnering with local organizations to present Get Healthy, Griswold!, a new community health...

Affiliation agreement leads top accomplishments for 2012

Selecting the Top 10 Backus stories of 2012 wasn’t easy. From agreeing to an affiliation with Hartford HealthCare to a...

Distinguished doctor fondly remembered

Backus Hospital’s first vascular surgeon, Anthony D. Tramontozzi, MD, passed away on Dec. 29. He was 82.

Blood clots: A preventable, but serious, medical condition

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s hospitalization with a blood clot near her brain has brought new attention to this treatable but serious...