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Backus to host blood drive

NORWICH –The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, July 5, from 7:30...

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...

Backus launches Health Community initiative in Sprague

The William W. Backus Hospital hosted a kick-off for its first-ever “Healthy Community” initiative on Friday, May 31 at the...

Backus hosts Asthma program in Baltic

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a “Managing Your Asthma” program on Tuesday, June 4, from 6-7:30...

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...

Rowing Fitness

Fitness enthusiasts often face the challenge of balancing sufficient workout time with work and family obligations.  One potential option is...

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 Boutique brings smile to cancer patients

Last year, cancer survivor Barbara Chiangi spoke to Backus officials about having a boutique for cancer patients at Backus. On...

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...

2013 Nightingales

This year’s “rock stars” of nursing will be honored at the annual Nightingale Awards ceremony May 9 at Mystic Marriott...