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Backus to host community talk on thyroid disorders

(Norwich, Conn.) – Backus will host a community talk on thyroid disease on Wednesday, March 26, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at...

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on...

Students learn motor vehicle safety from former Backus patient

For many Backus staffers, the name Matthew Crowe evokes bittersweet memories. Three years ago, Crowe, a 17-year-old from Griswold was...

Backus to host repeat forum on gastrointestinal disorders

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an encore presentation of “Calm Your Colon: Crohn’s, Colitis and...

Backus to host breast health education event

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Breast Center will host “Understanding Your Mammogram” on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 5-6:30...

Backus to host asthma education classes

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Mondays,...

Backus physician to host encore gout seminar

NORWICH – The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host a community education event about gout on Tuesday, Oct....

Pilot program offers (healthy) food for thought

Americans are busier than ever. With demands of work, family, jam-packed schedules and rising food costs, families are also eating...

Backus to host Multicultural Health Fair

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host its fourth annual Multicultural Health Fair on Thursday, Oct. 10,...

Backus to host discussion on sarcoidosis

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Understanding Sarcoidosis” on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 5-6 p.m. at...