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Cancer Survivors Day brings out the best in all

Messages of overcoming prostate, skin and lung cancer is not unusual at Backus Cancer Survivors Day. But that message coming...

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...

Fired up for hope

Survivors in Fashion show provides unique experience More than just a fashion show, Survivors in Fashion is a statement of...

Taking it to the streets

Backus community outreach touches nearly 9,000 people this year Community health partners were out in full force recently to promote...

Emergency preparedness put to the test

Quick action by employees keeps damage from fire to a minimum. The quick actions of four employees during a fire...

The genetics of cancer

Oncology group brings latest in hereditary testing to Eastern Connecticut Generation after generation, hereditary information has been passed from parent...

Ulnar Neuritis

Numbness is among the most difficult problems for a physician to evaluate.  It is an equally daunting task in sports...

Ultrasound

The use of ultrasonic sound waves to produce images of structures deep within the human body is very common.  Applying...

Most Wired 2013

For the third straight year, The William W. Backus Hospital has been recognized with a Most Wired award by Hospitals &...

Eye in the Sky

The same night vision goggles that are used by the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies are now being used...