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Backus to host forum on Sjogrens Syndrome

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Understanding Sjogrens: My Eyes and Mouth are Dry Every Day” on...

Backus physician to host gout seminar

NORWICH –The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host a community education event about gout, a painful condition that...

Trauma program teaches teens to ‘Be Aware”

With prom season in full swing, a group of local teens were given a large dose of reality last week...

Backus to host Lupus education seminar

NORWICH –The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host “Understanding Lupus,” an educational seminar, on Tuesday, May 28, from...

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on group...

Students commit to becoming StrongKids

New program brings health education to local schools Engaging children, teaching children, and connecting children with resources in their community...

Preparing for Traumatic Injuries

In the wake of the gruesome injury to Louisville guard Kevin Ware during last weekend’s NCAA basketball tournament action, Ammar...

Backus to host asthma education series

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Monday, April,...

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...

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....