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Appreciation for diversity promoted at multicultural fair

“Our children, our future” was the impetus behind this year’s Multicultural Health Fair, held on Thursday, Oct. 10 in the...

Backus nursing school’s oldest living grad turns 100

Picture it: Backus Hospital, 1934. Our country is finally taking baby steps toward recovering from the Great Depression. That year,...

Birthing Center busy with baby boom

The Backus Birthing Center had perhaps its busiest stretch in its long history, with 17 babies filling the unit by...

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...