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How I spent my summer vacation

Each summer about 85 high school students from throughout southeastern Connecticut volunteer at Backus Hospital as Junior Volunteers. In addition...

Immunotherapy Treatment Brings Hope to Melanoma Patients

More than one million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the year ahead, but with precision medicine, more targeted...

Disc Replacement A Better Option For Some Patients With Neck And Lower Back Pain

When it comes to disc replacement surgery, there aren’t many surgeons with more experience than Backus Hospital’s Michael Halperin, MD. According...

Ready to serve

The Backus Hospital Auxiliary is looking for new members to help fulfill its mission of promoting the health and welfare...

Revitalize your summer meal routine with ancient grains and seeds

Grains and seeds were a vital part of the food supply in ancient cultures. These ancient grains and seeds provide...

Backus offering 3D Mammography, the most advanced imaging technology for breast cancer detection

The latest and most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer will soon be available to patients at...

Backus Earns National “Most Wired” Award for Technology

NORWICH—For the 7th straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the...