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Backus Pink Fair to focus on women’s health and wellness

April 19, 2011

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the third annual Pink Fair on Thursday, May 5, from 3-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms.

The free event will focus on women’s health and wellness and will include free screenings, including bone densitometry and blood pressure.

Other highlights include: the Backus Breast Health Patient Navigator program, which helps guide women through the healthcare system after they receive a suspicious mammogram; insurance options for women and families; complementary therapies available through the Backus Center for Healthcare Integration (CHI); Backus nutritionists on healthy eating; Backus surgeons; lymphedema specialists; the latest diagnostic imaging technology; palliative care; advanced directives; Backus Home Health Care; and the Backus Medical Weight Loss Center.

Registration is not required. For more information contact Genevieve Schies, Development Director for the Backus Office of Philanthropy and Development at 860-823-6331.