News & Events

February 2013

Backus Anticoagulation Clinic earns national designation

NORWICH – The Backus Health System’s Anticoagulation Clinic was designated as an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence by the Anticoagulation Forum...

Pope resignation: when to say when

For the first time in 600 years, the Pope has resigned. In our latest video, Backus physician Anthony Alessi talks...

Asthma program helps patients breathe well, live well

Helping people learn how to control their asthma is the goal of a new asthma education class at Backus. Asthma was...

Blizzard baby born in Backus ambulance bay

Having  a baby is one of life’s most memorable moments. Having one at the height of a blizzard only adds...

Secrets to Health Success

Even the best clinicians may not have the secrets to longevity. So why not learn from the people that know,...

Super Bowl Snacks Pt. 2

Ingredients Sauce: 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard Chicken: 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders (about 16 pieces) 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk...

Super Snacks for the Superbowl pt. 2

Eating and parties have become as much a part of Super Bowl Sunday as the game itself. We can consume hundreds of calories on this day, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Healthy choices can still be part of your game plan, according to Backus dietitian Wendy Kane, and this cooking video that features healthy recipes for the day of the big game.